Owners/Applicant:                                                  Board of Supervisors Meeting Date:

Thomas A. Moran & Galia Ofer, Owners                                                       May 19, 2003

Thomas A. Moran, Applicant

Staff Lead:                                                                                                     Department:  

Deirdre B. Clark                                                                             Community Development

Magisterial District:                                                                                                  PIN:   

Lee                                                                                                      7804-46-3247-000



The applicant is seeking Preliminary Plat approval to subdivide approximately 94.0 acres into five single-family residential lots, ranging in size from ± 2.0 to 3.37 acres, plus a residue parcel of approximately 79.6 acres.  The residue parcel, 85 percent of the parent parcel, will remain as non-common open space.  Following the proposed division, no additional lots may be created.  A deed of non-common open space shall be recorded at the time of the first plat of subdivision.  The property is located on the east side of Rogers Ford Road (Route 632), north of its intersection with Quail Hollow Lane .   

Section 9-7 of the Subdivision Ordinance requires that "…all preliminary plats approved by the Planning Commission shall be referred to the Board of Supervisors at its next regularly scheduled meeting…If the Board takes no action on the preliminary plat referral, the preliminary plat shall be deemed approved in accordance with the actions of the Planning Commission."                                                                           

The Planning Commission staff reports are available upon request.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors:

No action is necessary, unless a majority of the Board wishes to consider this preliminary subdivision application.  On April 24, 2003 , the Planning Commission voted to approve the Thomas A. Moran and Galia Ofer Subdivision Preliminary Plat subject to the conditions noted below. 

1.      The final plat shall be in general conformance with the preliminary subdivision plat entitled "Preliminary Subdivision Plat – Thomas A. Moran & Galia Ofer" dated      April 7, 2003 , and received in the Planning Office on April 9, 2003 .        

2.            In accord with Section 7-603 2. of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance,      Residential Subdivisions, a landscape plan shall be required at record plat or      construction drawing phase.

3.            A Virginia Certified Professional Soil Scientist (CPSS) shall adjust the Type I Soil Map soil lines onto the final construction plan.  This shall be done in the field and checked for any additional soils information to be added to the final construction plan.

4.            A signature block shall be placed on this plat for the CPSS to sign which states:

Preliminary Soils Information Provided by the Fauquier County Soil Scientist Office via a Type I Soil Map (1"=400') Dated August 26, 2002 .

This Virginia Certified Professional Soil Scientist has field reviewed and adjusted the preliminary soil information onto the final plat (?"=??') and certifies that this is the Best Available Soils Information to Date for Lots ?-?.


Va. Certified Professional Soil Scientist                         DATE

CPSS #3401-             

5.            Interpretive information from the Type I soil report for each mapping unit shown on   the above final construction plan shall be placed on the same sheet as the soil map.     Also, a Symbols Legend shall be placed on the final construction plan to identify spot     symbols.

6.            The following statement shall be placed on the same sheet as the final soils map:

·        "The County recommends that no below grade basements be constructed on soil mapping units 10A, 13B, and 313B due to wetness unless the foundation drainage system of the structure is designed by a Virginia Licensed Professional Engineer. The foundation drainlines should be daylighted for gravity flow on all structures."

7.            The following statement shall be placed on the Final Construction Plans:

·        "Before a home is started the builder needs to mark the drainfield area off and        not disturb it during construction."

·        "The County recommends that before road or home construction begins in soil         mapping units 33B, C, & D, a site specific evaluation be conducted so that         shallow to bedrock areas are identified."

8.            The type of primary and reserve drainfield area shall be stated for each lot.

9.            All of the symbols shown on the Type I Soil Map shall be included in the Soils Legend.

10.        All intermittent streams shown on the Type 1 Soil Map shall be included in the final soils map.

11.        Two copies of the final soil map with original CPSS signature shall be submitted       to the Soil Scientist Office before final plat approval is made.

12.        The final soil map shall be filed in the front office of Community Development and the Building Department to be used exclusively for obtaining soils information for this proposed subdivision.

13.        A deed of non-common open space shall be recorded at the time of the first plat of subdivision.

14.        All SWM/BMPs shall be designed and constructed to conform to Fauquier County Stormwater Management Ordinance standards.  This may require minor changes to the lot sizes and configurations as shown on this Preliminary Plat.

15.        A homeowners' association maintenance agreement shall be required for the          Stormwater Management/BMP facility.  The homeowners' association documents shall be submitted with the final construction plans.

16.        Maintenance easements shall be provided for all SWM/BMP facilities.

17.        Natural drainageways shall be protected to the maximum extent possible.

18.        Appropriate bulk regulations district shall be placed on the plat.

19.        All front setbacks shall be measured from the centerline of the roadway and correctly labeled.

20.        All driveway entrances shall be sited and constructed in accordance with VDOT       regulations and design standards.

21.        The Virginia Department of Transportation shall review the record plat to assure       compliance with dedication and sight distance easement requirements.

22.        The existing driveway currently serving Lot #1 shall be abandoned, all surfacing materials removed and the area graded and seeded to conform with the surrounding farmland.  This action shall occur as soon as practically possible after the recordation of the plat.

23.        At such time as the entrance to Lot #1 is constructed, all improvements to     accommodate the entrance to Lot #2 shall be included.


Revised Preliminary Plat