ORDINANCE

AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND CHAPTER 2 OF THE DESIGN STANDARDS DEALING WITH DRAINAGE

WHEREAS, the Stormwater Management Ordinance was originally adopted in 2002 and the Drainage Chapter of the County’s Design Standards Manual (DSM) was adopted in 2005 to provide standards and guidelines to implement the Stormwater Management Ordinance; and

WHEREAS, after Staff and the design community worked with the Design Standards Manual for the past few years, it was recognized that evaluation and refinement of the design standards within Chapter 2 was needed to simplify, clarify and improve the usability of the document, while maintaining good design practices; and

WHEREAS, on May 14, 2009, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors initiated this text amendment; and

WHEREAS, on June 11, 2009, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on this amendment; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has determined that it is in the best interest of the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Fauquier County; now, therefore, be it

ORDAINED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 11th day of June 2009, That Chapter 2 of the Design Standards Manual, shall be amended and adopted as set forth in Attachment A accompanying the agenda request.

 

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