ORDINANCE

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3-314.10

OF THE ZONING ORDINANCE TO PERMIT FARM EQUIPMENT SALES,

RENTAL AND SERVICE IN THE RURAL RESIDENTIAL-2 ZONING

DISTRICT WITH SPECIAL PERMIT APPROVAL FROM THE BOARD

OF ZONING APPEALS AND AN APPROVED SITE PLAN

 

            WHEREAS, the Rural Residential-2 zoning classification is included in the Rural zoning district category by the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance; and

            WHEREAS, farm sales, rental and service are permitted in the Rural Agriculture district, which also is classified as a rural district; and

            WHEREAS, this amendment would permit the location of farm equipment sales, rentals and service establishments in the Rural Residential-2 zoning district; and

            WHEREAS, such establishments could be located only following a public hearing and the issuance of a special permit by the Fauquier County Board of Zoning Appeals; and

            WHEREAS, site plan approval would be mandatory after receiving the special permit; and

            WHEREAS, this amendment would be in keeping with the spirit of Fauquier County's rural zoning districts; now, therefore, be it

            ORDAINED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this _____day of ____________________ 2002, That Section 3-314.10 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance be amended to permit the location of farm equipment sales, rentals and service establishments in the Rural Residential-2 zoning district following special permit approval by the Fauquier County Board of Zoning Appeals and site plan approval.  The section shall be amended to read as follows:

                                                            Site Plan                                   RR-2

            Farm equipment sales,
           
rental and service                           X                                             SP