RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE SE03-S-31: A SPECIAL EXCEPTION TO ALLOW A 25% EXPANSION OF A NON-CONFORMING USE IN ORDER TO CONSTRUCT ADDITIONAL ENCLOSURE OF AN EXISTING TRUCK REPAIR FACILITY, GEORGE F. DOWNES, SR., OWNER/APPLICANT

WHEREAS, the New Baltimore Garage has been in operation at its current location since the mid-1950’s; and

WHEREAS, the establishment and operation of the New Baltimore Garage predates the property’s current classification in Village zoning district; and

WHEREAS, the current use of the property does not conform with the uses allowed in the Village zoning district; and

WHEREAS, Section 10-102 of the Zoning Ordinance provides that certain nonconforming uses may be continued and, upon obtaining a Special Exception from the Board of Supervisors, enlarged; and

WHEREAS, the Applicant has applied for a Special Exception pursuant to Section 10-102 of the Zoning Ordinance; and

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Planning Commission has conducted a public hearing on SE03-S-31 and has forwarded a recommendation of approval subject to certain conditions; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 21st day of July 2003, That SE03-S-31 be, and is hereby, approved subject to the following conditions: 

1.      An approved Minor Site Plan is required prior to the issuance of building and/or zoning permits. 

2.      The Site Plan must be in general conformance with the approved Special Exception Plat.

  1. Driveways and service roads are to be paved at a minimum of 20 feet in width for vehicular traffic and parking. 
  2. The Applicant must comply with all current setback requirements of 80-foot front, and 15-foot side and rear.
  3. A landscape plan must be submitted with the site plan and must provide adequate boundary screening/buffering outlined in Article 7-604 of the Zoning Ordinance. The plan must include the planting and/or replacement of trees to assure that, at a maturity of twenty (20) years, a minimum 10% tree canopy shall be provided.
  4. Health Department approval of the well and septic system will be required prior to obtaining building or zoning permits.
  5. Virginia Department of Transportation approval will be required to be obtained prior to obtaining building or zoning permits.
  6. The building location may need to be altered to comply with minimum building separation and fire code regulations.  This requirement will ultimately be addressed at the building permit phase, but the Applicant is encouraged to consider these requirements as part of the site plan process.