PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA REQUEST

Sponsor: 

Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Department of Community Development

June 16, 2003

Staff Lead:

Department: 

Kimberley Johnson, Zoning Administrator

Department of Community Development

Topic:  AN ORDINANCE TO APPROVE THE 10th ADDITION TO ORLEAN/HUME AGRICULTURAL AND FORESTAL DISTRICT WITHIN FAUQUIER COUNTY  

 

Topic Description:

This is a request by Felice Robinson Brooks, on behalf of Ernest Robinson heirs, to add approximately 39.41 acres to the Orlean/Hume Agricultural and Forestal District, which will expire on January 20, 2005 .

The Planning Commission considered the request on April 24, 2003 .  No one spoke in favor or in opposition of the request.

The Planning Commission voted (5-0) to forward the request to the Board of Supervisors with a recommendation of approval.  Additional background is provided in the attached staff report.

 

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors:

Hold a public hearing and take action as deemed appropriate.  Should the Board move to approve this request, an Ordinance is included.

 

Financial Impacts Analysis:

The Code of Virginia Article 15.2 A., Effects of districts, states that “land lying within a district and used in agricultural or forestal production shall automatically qualify for an agricultural and forestal use-value pursuant to Article 4 of Chapter 32 of Title 58.1 if the requirements for such assessment contained therein are satisfied.”

This property is currently in land use taxation.

 

Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

Commissioner of the Revenue

ATTACHMENTS:

1.         Copy of Ordinance

2.         Copy of Staff Report