The Planning Commission held a public
hearing on this application November 29, 2001.
Subsequent to the public hearing, the Planning Commission
also conducted a site visit and held work sessions for this
proposed amendment. At
its April 25, 2002 meeting, the Commission voted unanimously to
forward the application to the Board of Supervisors with the
following amendment to Condition #4:
The previously dedicated 50-foot right-of-way from the
terminus of Red Oak Court to the Jamison property line shall be
retained. Within this right-of-way, the applicant shall construct a
controlled emergency access with a minimum pavement width of 14
feet, in substantial accordance with the applicant’s engineered
drawing dated April 17, 2002, with final engineering
specifications as determined by the County Engineer.
The applicant shall also install a gate or other control
feature acceptable to the Office of Emergency Services that may be
accessed by authorized personnel as needed. The applicant shall
provide confirmation that the existing bond is adequate to
construct the improvement and amend the current developer’s
agreement to incorporate the improvement, and post additional
bonding if required within 30 days of the Board of
Supervisors approval date. Such
construction shall be completed within one year of the approval
date of this special exception amendment.
b. For any portion of
the construction that cannot be completed to the Jamison property
line without off-site easements, the applicant shall establish an
escrow account of no less than $8,000 in the name of the County of
Fauquier. These funds
will be used to complete the construction work to the Jamison
property line at such time as the Jamison side improvement is
terms and conditions of the escrow agreement shall be decided in
consultation with and at the agreement of the Director of
Community Development and the County Attorney.
c. The applicant shall
install, and the Lake Whippoorwill Homeowner’s Association shall
maintain, a sign erected at the common property line with the
Jamison tract that notes the existence of a 50-foot public
right-of-way that may be improved to a full street connection at
some point in the future.
other conditions of approval for SE 97-S-05, dated June 3, 1997,
shall remain in full force and effect.
Planning Commission staff reports from the
various meetings are available for review upon request.