AN ORDINANCE to Approve A Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment to Section 3-300 and/OR SECTION 5-2100 to Allow Certain Incidental Uses at Airports
WHEREAS, on June 7, 2007, the Board of Supervisors initiated this text amendment; and
WHEREAS, on July 26, 2007, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on the proposed text amendment and forwarded the proposed text amendment to the Board of Supervisors recommending approval; and
WHEREAS, on August 9, 2007, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on this amendment; and
WHEREAS, adoption of the attached amendment to Sections 3-300 and 5-2100 supports good zoning practices, convenience, and the general welfare; now, therefore, be it
ORDAINED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 9th day of August 2007, That Sections 3-300 and 5-2100 be, and are hereby, amended as follows:
5-2102 Standards for Incidental Category 21 Uses
An airport and/or runways may be utilized for uses that are minor in area and extent and not normally associated with an airport, when the following standards are met:
1) The proposed use shall be transportation related.
2) The proposed use shall utilize existing facilities at the airport.
3) The proposed use shall be clearly incidental relative to the primary airport use, utilizing substantially less area, with activities occurring less frequently, and with lesser impact in terms of traffic, noise, utilities and other land use impacts.
4) Uses shall be limited to hard-surface runways only.