ORDINANCE

 

ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT TO SECTION 6-105.6 TO REDUCE THE ADDITIONAL SETBACK REQUIREMENT FOR BARNS IN CERTAIN ZONING DISTRICTS

 

WHEREAS, Section 6-105.6 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance currently requires a 100 foot setback from all property lines for all barns; and

 

WHEREAS, this setback requires barns to be placed in less than optimal locations in some instances; and

 

WHEREAS, the text amendment would provide setback flexibility in the rural and industrial zones through approval of a special permit; and

 

WHEREAS, on June 24, 2004, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on the issue; and

 

WHEREAS, on June 24, 2004, the Planning Commission voted to recommend adoption of the proposed amendment; and

 

WHEREAS, on July 19, 2004, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on these amendments; and

 

             WHEREAS, the adoption of this text amendment would be in the spirit of the Zoning Ordinance and is in the best interest of the citizens of Fauquier County; now, therefore, be it

 

ORDAINED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 19th day of July 2004,

That Section 6-105.6 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance be, and is hereby, amended as follows:

 

6-105   Location Regulations

 

6.         Barns shall not be located less than 100 feet from any property line, except if located on a property zoned RC/Rural Conservation, RA/Rural Agriculture, I-1/Industrial or I-2/Industrial and also if located on a property line adjacent to property zoned RC/Rural Conservation, RA/Rural Agriculture, I-1/Industrial or I-2/Industrial, then the Board of Zoning Appeals may reduce this setback requirement by approval of a special permit.