RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO EXTEND THE DATE FOR PLANNING COMMISSION RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING THE ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT TO CREATE A MARSHALL GATEWAY SPECIAL DISTRICT (MG) AS SECTION 4-1000, THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT TO CHAPTER 6 TO DESIGNATE APPROXIMATELY 26 ACRES TO MIXED USE ON THE MARSHALL LAND USE PLAN, AND TO REZONE (REZNO8-MA-006) APPROXIMATELY 25 ACRES FROM RESIDENTIAL – 4 (R-4) TO MARSHALL GATEWAY SPECIAL DISTRICT (MG)

WHEREAS, the Marshall Service District Committee is in the process of preparing recommended refinements to the Marshall Service District Plan; and

WHEREAS, recommendations regarding the entranceways into the unincorporated Town of Marshall are representative of the considered plan changes; and

WHEREAS, the Committee has recommended that the gateway(s) to Marshall should be planned as a walkable mixed use community with appropriate commercial and residential development including residential units above commercial storefronts; and

WHEREAS, on May 8, 2008, the Board of Supervisors initiated the: (1) Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment to create a Marshall Gateway Special District (MG) as Section 4-1000; (2) the Comprehensive Plan Amendment to Chapter 6 – Service Districts in order to designate approximately 26 acres to Mixed Use on the Marshall Service District’s Land Use Plan, and (3) to rezone (REZNO8-MA-006) approximately 25 acres from R-4 to Marshall Gateway Special District (MG); and

WHEREAS, the Planning Commission conducted the first public hearing on May 29, 2008, and needs additional time to allow for public comment and to prepare its recommendations regarding the three propose amendments; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 10th day of July 2008, That the deadline for Planning Commission recommendations, regarding the above-referenced text amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance, as well as the rezoning application (REZNO8-MA-006), be, and is hereby, extended to September 25, 2008.           

A Copy Teste 

 

 Paul S. McCulla
Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

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