Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Joe Winkelmann, Vice- Chairman , Center District Supervisor

July 21, 2003

Staff Lead:


Paul S. McCulla

County Attorney


A Resolution Initiating a Proposed Amendment to Article 4 of the Fauquier Zoning Ordinance to Add Part 8 Entitled “Aquifer Protection Overlay District” and Referring Said Amendment to the Planning Commission for its Review, Comment And Recommendation


Topic Description:

The proposed Ordinance, if adopted, would add Part 8 to Article 4 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance permitting the establishment of overlay districts to protect aquifers which are now or may supply public water systems in Fauquier County .  The resolution initiates the proposed amendment and refers the proposed Ordinance to the Planning Commission for its review, comment and recommendation.  The resolution also directs the County Administrator to initiate a study proposed to identify the aquifers needing protection.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors:

Consider adoption of the attached resolution.

Financial Impacts Analysis:


Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this request:

Fauquier County Water and Sanitation Authority

Marshall Water Works

Department of Community Development

Fauquier County Planning Commission

 Attachment:  Comments from John Marshall Soil and Water Conservation District