resolution to APPROVE THE JAMISON'S FARM
PRELIMINARY SUBDIVISION PLAT #PP00-S-23
December 15, 2000, W.C.L. Jamison and Thelma H. Jamison, Trustees, filed a
plan of subdivision for that certain 166.7 acres of property (the
Property) located in Fauquier County identified as PIN 6995-65-2468-000
and 6995-76-6411-000; which plan of subdivision is titled
"Preliminary Subdivision Jamison's Farm"; and
April 25, 2002, the Planning Commission denied the Jamison's Farm
Subdivision Preliminary Plan based on the direct access to Route 29 and
the proximity of the lots to Route 29 at the development entrance; and
the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors believes that the preliminary
plat meets the requirements of the Subdivision Ordinance; now, therefore,
by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 20th day of
May 2002, That Fauquier County does hereby approve the preliminary
subdivision plan for the Jamison's Farm Subdivision, subject to the
- The final construction plans and record plat shall
be in substantial conformance with the preliminary subdivision plat
prepared by Carson Harris entitled "Jamison's Farm" dated
December 15, 2000, last revised April 9, 2002, and received in the
Planning Office April 10, 2002. However,
the plat may be modified to meet the conditions of this preliminary
plat approval or subsequent special exception approvals.
Final engineering and environmental analysis shall determine
the final location of the SWM/BMP ponds, active recreation areas and
- This approval is for a maximum of 103 single-family
- Access to Route 29 shall be as generally shown in
alternative 2 or 3 as on Sheet 8 of 8 on the preliminary subdivision
plat dated December 15, 2000, last revised April 9, 2002, and received
in the Planning Office April 10, 2002.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and the County
shall a make final determination on the Route 29 access prior to final
construction plan approval.
- The interparcel connection to the Lake Whippoorwill
subdivision shall be substantially in conformance with the preliminary
subdivision plat revised April 9, 2002, unless the Board of
Supervisors amends that connection.
If the access is amended, the final construction plans and
final plat shall show that connection as amended by the Board of
developer shall bond and construct these required interparcel
connection improvements to the common property line with Lake
Whippoorwill, as determined during the final construction plan
applicant/developer shall post a sign that indicates that a future
connection may be made at this location at the interparcel connection
terminus at the Lake Whippoorwill/Jamison's Farm common property
boundary, and the homeowners' association shall maintain and ensure
its continuous posting until such a connection is made.
The location, sign, materials and wording of said sign shall be
determined by VDOT and the County prior to final construction plans
approval for this section of the development.
- Prior to issuance of the first occupancy permit, the
applicants shall be required to contribute $40,000 into a
transportation escrow account for the signalization of the Baldwin
Street/Route 29 intersection.
- Prior to issuance of the first occupancy permit, the
existing highway crossover locations along the applicants' frontage of
Route 29 shall be removed at the applicant's expense as determined by
VDOT at the time of final construction plan review.
- The final construction plans and final plat for each
phase of the subdivision shall show the floodplain limits as approved
by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the County
- In no instance shall more than 25% of any individual
residential lot be covered with floodplain. The final subdivision plat may be modified to adjust lot
lines to ensure that no more than 25% of any residential lot is
located within the floodplain.
- Prior to final plat approval for any phase of the
development that involves floodplain disturbance, the applicant shall
obtain a special exception to permit the proposed floodplain crossing
as shown on the preliminary subdivision plat and meet all conditions
of SE02-S-19. No fill
shall be permitted in the floodplain per Zoning Ordinance Section
4-405, Permitted Uses, without special exception approval.
- Prior to final construction plan approval for any
phase of the development that involves floodplain disturbance of a
permanent nature, the applicant shall obtain a Conditional
Letter of Map Revision (CLOMR) from the Federal Emergency Management
Agency (FEMA). The
applicant shall request a final Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) within
90 days of completing construction of the floodplain crossing.
Bonding shall be required to cover the amount of the LOMR fee,
the as-built plans and any other requirements as outlined in FEMA's
- Prior to the issuance of any land disturbing permits
for any sections of this development that impact wetlands or regulated
waterways, the applicant shall submit written evidence indicating to
the County Engineer that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and/or the
Virginia Marine Resources Commission has approved any disturbance
within wetland areas or other regulated waterways.
- A minimum of 20% of the required open space shall be
located outside of the floodplain, and a minimum of three (3) acres
shall be so located and shall have dimensions and topography as to be
open space usable for active recreation.
- The applicant shall work with the Parks and
Recreation Department to address the proposed facilities within the
open space areas.
- Prior to final record plat approval, the Parks and
Recreation Department shall have the opportunity to review and comment
on the homeowners’ association documents as they relate to the
- The paved trail locations shall generally follow the
alignment as shown on the preliminary plat prepared by Carson Harris
entitled Jamison's Farm, dated December 15, 2000 last revised April 9,
2002, and received in the Planning Office April 10, 2002.
- The applicant agrees to and shall grant Fauquier
County an easement along the trail system to be constructed by the
developer and maintained by the homeowners association and shown on
the preliminary subdivision plat.
Further, the developer shall grant Fauquier County an easement
for a future trail connection to Baldwin Street (Route 673).
The developer and the Fauquier County Parks and Recreation
Department shall determine the exact location of this future trail
easement prior to approval of the final construction plans.
- All Stormwater Management and BMP facilities shall
meet the requirements of the Northern Virginia BMP Handbook and the
Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Law.
- Prior to final plat and construction plan approval,
the applicant shall submit a detailed landscape plat as required
pursuant to Section 7-600 of the Zoning Ordinance.
- All non-conventional sewage disposal systems shall
have an operation, maintenance, and monitoring schedule established
and approved by the Health Department and the County Soil Scientist
prior to final construction plan approval.
This operation, maintenance and monitoring
schedule and contract shall be valid for the lifetime of the system.
- A Virginia Certified Professional Soil Scientist (CPSS)
shall adjust the Type I Soil Map soil lines onto the final plat.
This shall be done in the field and checked for any additional
soil information to be added to the final scale plat map.
- A signature block shall be placed on this plat for
the CPSS to sign which states:
Information Provided by the Fauquier County Soil Scientist Office
via a Type I Soil Map (1"=400') Dated August 24, 2000.
Certified Professional Soil Scientist has field reviewed and
adjusted the preliminary soil information onto the final plat
(1"=???') and certifies that this is the Best Available Soils
Information to Date.
Professional Soil Scientist
- Interpretive information from the Type I soil report
for each mapping unit shown on the above plat shall be placed on the
same soil map. Also a
Symbols Legend shall be placed on the plat map to identify spot
- The following two statements shall be placed on the
same plat map:
- "The County recommends that no below grade
basements be constructed on soil mapping units 16B, 10B, 110A, 415B,
416B and 416C due to wetness unless the foundation drainage system
of the structure is designed by a Virginia Licensed Professional
- " The County recommends that before road or
home construction begins in the soil mapping units 33C, 33D, 33E,
56D and 56E a site specific evaluation be conducted so that shallow
to bedrock areas are identified. These areas may require blasting if
deep cuts or excavation is done".
- This plat shall be filed in the front office of
Community Development and used exclusively for obtaining soils
information for this proposed subdivision.
- This map shall be submitted to the Soil Scientist
Office before final plat approval is made.
- All road design and construction shall be in
accordance with VDOT's Subdivision Street Requirements manual and
VDOT's Road and Bridge Standards.
- Pedestrian trails are to be separated from vehicle
lanes. Shoulder widening
to accommodate trails is not recommended.
- Road and other construction shall insure drainage
water will not rise higher than 18" below the shoulder of
proposed or existing public roads.
At a minimum, culverts shall be designed to accommodate the
following flood frequencies:
Secondary and Subdivisions Streets
U.S. Route 29
- It is desirable for all parallel utilities to be
placed outside the street's right-of-way.
However, any parallel utility placement within the highway
right-of-way must be placed on the outer 3 to 5 feet of the edge of
the right-of-way. Manholes
shall not be located in the travel-way of the street. Deviation from this condition requires prior approval by
VDOT and will only be considered on a case-by-case basis.
- Trees within street rights-of-way shall not be
credited towards satisfying Fauquier County's tree canopy
- Unpaved portions of street rights-of-way shall not
be credited towards open space requirements.
- If a single entrance on Route 29 is permitted, it
shall be designed and constructed consisting of a right-in/right-out
following conditions shall apply to the Route 29 site entrance:
- The entrance shall be located where desired sight
distance can be achieved in both the Northbound and Southbound
direction of Route 29.
- A deceleration lane at the entrance location shall
be the developer's responsibility with lengths determined prior
to final construction plan approval.
This shall be in addition to lane extensions associated with
Route 673 (Baldwin Street) access.
- Additional right-of-way in the vicinity of the
entrance shall be dedicated for the purpose of entrance
- The entrance shall not be constructed prior to the
issuance of the fiftieth (50th) occupancy permit.
- Turn lanes at the nearest median breaks may need to
be improved to accommodate u-turn traffic movements.
The exact scope of this work shall be determined during the
final construction plan review and the design and construction of
these improvements shall be the applicant's/developer's
- The applicant shall design and construct turn lane
improvements at the Baldwin Street (Route 673) intersection, as
required by VDOT.
- A fifty-(50') foot strip between the proposed Route
29 of-way dedication, which totals twenty-five (25) feet, and any rear
lot line of lots 98 – 103 shall be indicated during the final
construction plan design. The
lot and road configuration in this section of the development may be
modified to accommodate the inclusion of this 50-foot strip. This area shall remain in its natural state or be
cleared for the first fifteen (15') feet from the Route 29
right-of-way dedication. Within
the 15 feet immediately adjacent to the rear of lots 98-103, the
developer shall construct a landscaped berm.
This landscaped berm shall be in addition to the
landscaping/tree canopy required by Article 7 of the Zoning Ordinance,
Tree Canopy, Landscape and Buffering Requirement.
The details of the landscaping for the berm shall be approved
by the County as part of the final construction plan approval and will
include a mix of evergreen, deciduous, and understory flowering trees
as well as a mix of shrub material.
No permanent structures, including stormwater management
facilities shall be permitted within the first 15 feet of this 50-foot
strip. The developer may
locate a subdivision sign as part of a landscape feature, as permitted
by the Zoning Ordinance, beyond the first 15 feet.