RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO REFER TO THE FAUQUIR COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION A ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT

TO SECTION 3-314.10 (FARM EQUIPMENT SALES, RENTAL AND SERVICE)

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance currently does not permit farm equipment sales, rentals and service in the Rural Residential-2 zoning district; and

WHEREAS, such establishments are permitted in the Rural Agricultural zoning district with special permit approval by the Fauquier County Board of Zoning Appeals, following a public hearing; and

WHEREAS, site plan approval also is required; and

WHEREAS, the proposed amendment would mandate the same requirements for this use in a Rural Residential-2 zoning district; and

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors has determined that such an amendment would be in keeping with the intent of the Zoning Ordinance as it relates to the rural zoning districts; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 17th day of June 2002, That the proposed ordinance amending Section 3-314.10 to allow 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 obtaining an approved site plan be, and is hereby, referred to the Fauquier County Planning Commission for appropriate consideration and action.