A Resolution to Approve Warrenton-Fauquier Airport SPEX05-CR-020: A Category 21 Special Exception to Allow for Development as Proposed in the Warrenton-Fauquier Airport Master Plan


WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors, owner/applicant, is seeking Special Exception approval to allow for the development of the Warrenton-Fauquier Airport pursuant to the approved Airport Master Plan; and


WHEREAS, on March 31, 2005, the Fauquier County Planning Commission held a public hearing on the proposed Special Exception; and


WHEREAS, on April 26, 2005, the Fauquier County Planning Commission recommended approval of the application, 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-CR-020 be, and is hereby, approved, subject to the following conditions:


  1. The 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 the application, as qualified by these development conditions.


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


  1. No time limit shall be imposed on this Special Exception, provided that future development and expansion are consistent with the approved Airport Master Plan and Special Exception Plat.


  1. The development of the property shall be in general conformance with the Special Exception Plat entitled "Warrenton-Fauquier Airport, Special Exception Application" dated January, 2005, and received in the Planning Office on January 21, 2005, except as modified by these conditions.


  1. This Special Exception approval does not remove any Site Plan, Administrative Special Permit, Special Permit or Special Exception approval required for specific uses permitted in the I-1, I-2, R-1 or RA zoning districts, pursuant to Article 3 of the Zoning Ordinance.


  1. The Warrenton-Fauquier Airport shall be subject to the standards set forth in the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance Section 4-500 Airport Area District.


  1. Warrenton-Fauquier Airport Rules and Regulations manual shall be available at the Airport.


  1. The Warrenton-Fauquier Airport shall be maintained and operated for public use in accordance with the Federal Aviation Administration and any other appropriate local, State, and Federal agency.


  1. Airport staff shall assist the Community Development Department to monitor or review facility designs (within 5 miles) of the Airport in order to be in compliance with FAA policies and design guidance (150/5200-33A) which seek to avoid creation of attractants to birds and wildlife that might pose risks to the safe operation of the Airport. Stormwater management facilities within these areas must be designed accordingly.


  1. Perimeter fencing (for security) shall be installed to encompass the Warrenton-Fauquier Airport site by 2008.