A Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment to Section 8-1500 to Authorize Additional Building Signage on Buildings Larger Than 100,000 Square Feet When Set Back From the Street With Special Exception Approval
WHEREAS, on March 8, 2007, the Fauquier County Planning Commission initiated a text amendment to allow additional signage for big box uses; and
WHEREAS, on March 29, 2007 and April 26, 2007, the Planning Commission conducted a public hearing on the proposed text amendment and forwarded an alternative text amendment to the Board of Supervisors recommending approval of an increase in signage; and
WHEREAS, on June 14, 2007, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on the amendment; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisorsí adoption of the attached amendment to Section 8-1500 supports good zoning practices, convenience, and the general welfare; now, therefore, be it
ORDAINED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 14th day of June 2007, That Section 8-1500 be, and is hereby, amended as follows:
1. Total Sign Area:
A. In areas zoned as designated Villages: on properties housing only one (1) tenant, the total maximum allowable sign area will not exceed two (2) square feet of area for each of the first twenty-five (25) linear feet of building frontage. No total sign area, however, shall exceed seventy-five (75) square feet in area.
B. Outside areas zoned as designated Villages:
(2) On properties housing more than one (1) tenant, A or B above will apply to the frontage allocable to each tenant.