Warrenton Chase Attachment 7

RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE SE03-C-21 TO ALLOW THE CROSSING OF THE FLOODPLAIN TO CONSTRUCT UTILITY LINES AND COMMUNITY TRAILS

            WHEREAS, the Applicant has calculated floodplain boundaries that differ from the FEMA boundaries currently on file with the County; and

            WHEREAS, the Applicant has indicated the use of current FEMA data to set the floodplain parameters for design purposes; and

            WHEREAS, the Applicant has requested the crossing of the FEMA floodplain to construct utility lines and a community trails system; and

            WHEREAS, the Planning Commission has conducted public hearing on SE03-C-21 and has determined that the requested Special Exception is consistent with the requirements of Section 5-2300 of the Zoning Ordinance; and

            WHEREAS, the Planning Commission has forwarded to the Board of Supervisors a recommendation of approval of SE03-C-21, subject to certain conditions; now, therefore, be it

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

  1. No such use shall cause an increase in the level of flooding or velocity of floodwaters.
  2. No such use shall create a potential hazard of debris subject to movement by floodwaters, which might cause damage downstream.
  3. The Applicant shall have obtained and shall present evidence attesting any applicable approvals by State and Federal authorities concerning such a use.
  4. Materials and equipment stored in the floodplain shall not be buoyant, flammable or explosive, and shall not be subject to major damage by flooding or such materials and equipment must be firmly anchored to prevent flotation or movement and/or can be readily removed from the area within the time available after flood warning.
  5. The Applicant shall obtain a Conditional Letter of Map Revision (CLOMR) from FEMA prior to final construction plan approval. 
  6. The Applicant shall obtain a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) upon completion of construction.
  7. The Applicant shall obtain all required permits from DEQ, DCR, VMRC and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Evidence of applicable permits shall be required prior to final construction plan approval.
  8. Under no circumstances shall any use, activity, and /or development adversely affect the capacity of the channels or floodways of any watercourse, drainage ditch or any other drainage facility or system which would increase flood heights and/or velocities, on adjacent properties.
  9. Wetlands delineation should be verified by U.S. Corps of Engineers prior to final construction plan approval.
  10. No Stormwater Management ("SWM") or associated Best Management Practice ("BMP") facilities shall be placed in the floodplain.