Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Joe Winkelmann, Vice- Chairman , Center District Supervisor

June 16, 2003

Staff Lead:


Paul S. McCulla

County Attorney


A Resolution Initiating a Proposed Amendment to Article 4 of the Fauquier Zoning Ordinance to Add Part 9 Entitled “Watershed Management and Protection Area Overlay District” and Referring Said Amendment to the Planning Commission for its Review, Comment and Recommendation


Topic Description:

The proposed Ordinance, if adopted, will add Part 9 to Article 4 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance permitting the establishment of overlay districts to protect watersheds that are now, or may in the future, supply reservoirs used as public water systems in Fauquier County.  The resolution initiates the proposed amendment and refers the proposed Ordinance to the Planning Commission for its review, comment and recommendation.  The resolution also directs the County Administrator to initiate a study proposed to identify the watersheds needing protection.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:


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

Fauquier County Water & Sanitation Authority

Town of Warrenton

Department of Community Development

Fauquier County Planning Commission