Revised 6-3-05

ORDINANCE

 

A ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT TO SECTION 5-001 TO ESTABLISH THAT AFTER SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS OR SPECIAL USE PERMITS ARE ISSUED, ALL SUBSEQUENT CHANGES IN USE MUST BE APPROVED BY AMENDMENT OF THE SPECIAL EXCEPTION OR SPECIAL USE PERMIT

 

WHEREAS, on March 31, 2005, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on the proposed amendment and forwarded the proposed text amendment to the Board of Supervisors with a unanimous vote recommending its adoption; and

 

WHEREAS, on May 12, 2005, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on this amendment; and

 

WHEREAS, the Board finds it necessary and appropriate to adopt this Ordinance; and

 

             WHEREAS, the adoption of this text amendment would be in the spirit of the Zoning Ordinance, consistent with good zoning practices, consistent with the adopted Comprehensive Plan, and is in the best interest of the citizens of Fauquier County; now, therefore, be it

 

ORDAINED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 9th day of June 2005, That Section 5-001 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance be, and is hereby, amended as follows:

 

 

5-001

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7.         No new The Board or BZA may impose a condition that specific uses allowed by right on a property subject to a special use permit or a special exception shall not be commenced unless: (1) authorized  by an amendment to the issued special use permit or  special exception; or (2) the property owner elects to void his permit or special exception through delivery of a written notarized statement of relinquishment to the Zoning Administrator.  This limitation shall be included as a condition upon each issued special use permit or special exception.