Planning Commission Review and Recommendation:
Planning Commission held a public hearing on this special
exception request on May 30, 2002.
The property owner spoke in favor of this request; there
was no opposition to the application.
The Planning Commission voted unanimously to recommend
approval of this request, subject to the following conditions:
The special exception is granted for and runs with the land
indicated in this application and is not transferable to other
This special exception is granted only for the purpose(s),
structure(s) and/or uses indicated on special exception plat
approved with the application, as qualified by these development
This special exception is subject to the provisions of the
Fauquier County Subdivision Ordinance, as may be determined by the
Fauquier County Department of Community Development.
Any plat submitted pursuant to this special exception shall
be in conformance with the preliminary subdivision plat, dated May
3, 2002, and these conditions.
The private street shall be constructed to a minimum width
of 12 feet with grass shoulders.
The right-of-way shall be no less than 50 feet and the
access to Route 651 shall be as indicated on the preliminary
subdivision plat and approved by the Virginia Department of
Appropriately sized ditches along the private street shall
The private street shall serve no more than the three (3)
lots described in the applicant’s statement of justification.
These include the proposed lot and two (2) existing lots
currently served by the private street.
The applicant shall obtain the proper land disturbing
permits from the County, if the area to be disturbed is in excess
of 10,000 square feet.
Prior to subdividing the property, a road maintenance
agreement applicable to all users of the private street shall be
executed. The subdivision plat shall include the private street
notation referenced in Section 7-306 of the Zoning Ordinance.
The slope of the private road shall not exceed 12%.