ORDINANCE

AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO SECTION 3-306.7 OF THE FAUQUIER COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCE DELETING CONTINUING CARE FACILITIES AS SPECIAL EXCEPTION USES IN THE RURAL AGRICULTURE (RA) AND RURAL RESIDENTIAL-2 (RR-2) ZONING DISTRICTS

 

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance currently allows continuing care facilities to be located in Rural Agriculture, Rural Residential-2, Residential-1 and Village Zoning Districts following special exception and site plan approvals; and 

WHEREAS, concerns have arisen concerning the impact of such facilities upon rural zoning districts in regard to traffic, septic needs and other issues; and 

WHEREAS, the Planning Commission voted on May 24, 2002, to initiate this amendment; and 

WHEREAS, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on June 27, 2002, and voted to forward this amendment to the Board of Supervisors with a recommendation for approval; and 

WHEREAS, continuing care facilities could be located in the Residential-1 and Village Zoning Districts following public hearing and after receiving special exception and site plan approvals; and 

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has determined the proposed amendment will be in the spirit of the Zoning Ordinance and the rural zoning districts; now, therefore, be it 

ORDAINED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 15th day of July 2002, That Section 3-306.7 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance be amended to delete continuing care facilities as special exception uses in the Rural Agriculture (RA) and Rural Residential-2 (RR-2) Zoning Districts.  The section shall be amended as follows: 

3-306 (INSTITUTIONAL USES) 

                                                                Site plan           RA       RR-2      V         R-1

 

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