SE 02-S-19

REVISED MAY 17, 2002

APRIL 25, 2002

If it is the intent of the Fauquier County Planning Commission to recommend approval of SE 02-S-19 located on Parcel I.D. numbers 6995-65-2648-000 and 6995-76-6411-000 for a floodplain use (road crossings and other grading, exclusive of stormwater management ponds) pursuant to Sect. 5-2300 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance, the staff recommends that the Planning Commission recommend approval by requiring conformance with the following development conditions:

1.       The special exception is granted for and runs with the land indicated in this application and is not transferable to other land.

2.       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 conditions.

3.       With respect to the floodplain conditions, any final subdivision plat submitted pursuant to this special exception shall be in general conformance with the special exception plat dated March 12, 2002.

4.       There shall be no significant increase in flood levels or velocity of floodwaters off-site as a result of this floodplain crossing, as determined to the satisfaction of the County Engineer prior to construction plan approval for any phase of development that requires a floodplain crossing.

5.       Prior to construction plan approval for any phase of the development that involves a floodplain disturbance of a temporary or permanent nature, the applicant shall obtain a Conditional Letter of Map Revision (CLOMR) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).  The applicant shall request a final Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) within 90 days of completing construction of the floodplain crossing.  Bonding will be required to cover the amount of the LOMR fee, the as-built plans and any other requirements as outlined in FEMA’s CLOMR. 

6.       The Final Plat for each phase of the subdivision shall show the revised floodplain limits.  In no instance shall more than 25% of any individual residential lot be covered with floodplain.

7.       Option A:  The floodplain crossing shall use a “Con-span” type of design.  Such design shall be indicated on the final subdivision plat.  Option B:  The final design of the floodplain crossing shall be as indicated in the special exception application, with final design standards approved by the County Engineer.

8.       Any land disturbed within the floodplain shall be stabilized with either temporary or permanent seed in accordance with Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Regulations.

9.       Prior to the issuance of any land disturbing permits for this project, the applicant shall submit written evidence indicating to the County Engineer that the US Army Corps of Engineers and/or Virginia Marine Resources Commission has approved any disturbance within wetland areas or other regulated waterways.