A Resolution to Approve Claude Thompson Elementary School: SPEX05-SC-030 A Category 5 Special Exception to Allow for Additions and Renovations to the Existing School and SPEX05-SC-031 A Category 20 Special Exception to Allow for an Above Ground Water Storage Tank


WHEREAS, the Fauquier County School Board, applicant, is seeking Special Exception approval to allow for additions and renovations to the existing Claude Thompson Elementary School and to allow for an above ground water storage tank; and


WHEREAS, on May 26, 2005, the Fauquier County Planning Commission held a public hearing on the proposed Special Exceptions and recommended approval of the applications, subject to conditions; and


WHEREAS, on June 9, 2005, the Board of Supervisors conducted a public hearing and considered written and oral testimony; and


            WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has determined that the application satisfies the standards of Zoning Ordinance Articles 5-006 and 5-2100; now, therefore, be it


            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 9th day of June 2005, That SPEX05-SC-030 and SPEX05-SC-031 be, and are hereby, approved, subject to the following conditions:


  1. This Special Exception is granted for and runs with the land indicated in this application and is not transferable to other land.


  1. This Special Exception is granted only for the purpose(s), structure(s) and/or uses indicated on the Special Exception Plat approved with this application, as qualified by these development conditions.


  1. A Site Plan shall be required, pursuant to Article 12 of the Zoning Ordinance.


  1. The applicant shall meet landscape and buffering requirements pursuant to the Zoning Ordinance.


  1. No new structures shall be constructed or located within 100 feet of any adjoining property line, which is in a Rural or Residential zoning district.


  1. All lighting shall be in conformance with the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance and positioned downward, inward and shielded to eliminate glare from all adjacent properties.


  1. The elementary school shall be allowed in the Rural Agricultural and Residential (R-1) Zoning District, per the request in Special Exception SPEX05-SC-030.


  1. The elementary school shall not exceed 391 students.


  1. The applicant shall satisfy and meet the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) requirements for the two (2) existing school entrances.


  1. Stormwater management and BMPs shall be required for the site.


  1. The above ground water storage tank shall be allowed, per Special Exception SPEX05-SC-031 and Section 2-320.3 of the Zoning Ordinance.


  1. The water tank shall be a horizontal structure approximately fifty (50) feet in length, ten (10) feet six (6) inches in diameter.


  1. The water tank capacity shall be approximately 32,380 gallons to serve the school.


  1. The water tank shall be painted green to blend in with existing vegetation.