Board of Supervisors Meeting Date:
Fauquier County Board of
July 14, 2005
Dargis, Assistant Chief of Planning
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Resolution to Approve Warrenton-Fauquier Airport
SPEX05-CR-020: A Category 21 Special Exception to Allow for
Development as Proposed in the Warrenton-Fauquier Airport
applicant wishes to obtain Special Exception approval under
Category 21 to allow for airport development as proposed in
the approved Warrenton-Fauquier Municipal Airport Master
Plan. (The approved Airport Master Plan provides
recommendations to develop necessary facilities in
compliance with Virginia Department of Aviation (DOAV) and
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements).
On June 9,
2005, the Board of Supervisors conducted a public hearing on
this item. At that meeting, due to comments from
neighboring residents, the Board postponed the Special
Exception for 30 days. Subsequently, the Airport Committee
sent out notices to adjoining property owners and held a
meeting with them to review and discuss airport plans.
Staff has no further comments on the project and no changes
to the previously proposed Special Exception conditions.
The June 9th report is attached.
Area, Location and Zoning:
property is located on the west side of Warrenton Road
(Route 610). It is zoned Industrial Park (I-1), Industrial
General (1-2), and Rural Agricultural (RA). A map of the
airport is shown below outlined in red.
Neighboring Zoning/Land Use:
The property is currently zoned
I-1, I-2 and RA. It is bound on the north by I-1 and
Residential 1 (R-1); to the east by I-1, I-2 and RA; to the
south by R-1 and RA; and to the west by RA and R-1. The
Airport also is within the Airport Safety and Impact Overlay
District (APSID) as identified in the Ordinance. Land
within this area is subject to regular zoning regulations as
well as additional regulations and restrictions related to
Requested of the Board of Supervisors:
Hold a public hearing and consider adoption of the
26, 2005, the Planning Commission voted unanimously to
forward this Special Exception with a recommendation of
approval, subject to the following conditions:
Special Exception is granted for and runs with the land
indicated in this application and is not transferable to
Special Exception is granted only for the purpose(s),
structure(s), and/or uses indicated on the Special
Exception Plat approved with the application, as
qualified by these development conditions.
- A Site
Plan shall be required, pursuant to Article 12 of the
time limit shall be imposed on this Special Exception,
provided that future development and expansion are
consistent with the approved Airport Master Plan and
Special Exception Plat.
development of the property shall be in general
conformance with the Special Exception Plat entitled
"Warrenton-Fauquier Airport, Special Exception
Application" dated January, 2005 and received in the
Planning Office on January 21, 2005, except as modified
by these conditions.
Special Exception approval does not remove any Site
Plan, Administrative Special Permit, Special Permit or
Special Exception approval required for specific uses
permitted in the I-1, I-2, R-1 or RA zoning districts,
pursuant to Article 3 of the Zoning Ordinance.
Warrenton-Fauquier Airport shall be subject to the
standards set forth in the Fauquier County Zoning
Ordinance Section 4-500 Airport Area District.
Warrenton-Fauquier Airport Rules and Regulations manual
shall be available at the airport.
Warrenton-Fauquier Airport shall be maintained and
operated for public use in accordance with the Federal
Aviation Administration and any other appropriate local,
state, and federal agency.
Airport staff shall
assist the Community Development Department to monitor
or review facility designs (within 5 miles) of the
airport in order to be in compliance with FAA policies
and design guidance (150/5200-33A) which seek to avoid
creation of attractants to birds and wildlife that might
pose risks to the safe operation of the airport.
Stormwater management facilities within these areas must
be designed accordingly.
Perimeter fencing (for security) shall be installed to
encompass the Warrenton-Fauquier Airport site by 2008.
any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that
would be affected by this request:
Fauquier County Department of Community Development
June 9, 2005 Staff Report