ORDINANCE

 

A ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT TO SECTION 6-101 TO ALLOW ACCESSORY STRUCTURES TO BE PLACED ON THE PROPERTY NOT HOSTING A PRIMARY USE WHEN SUCH PROPERTY IS ONE OF SEVERAL ADJACENT LOTS USED AS ONE PLACE OF RESIDENCE

 

WHEREAS, on June 30, 2005, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on this issue and forwarded the proposed text amendment to the Board of Supervisors with a unanimous vote recommending its adoption; and

 

WHEREAS, on August 11, 2005, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on this amendment; and

 

             WHEREAS, the adoption of this text amendment would be in the spirit of the Zoning Ordinance, consistent with public convenience, general welfare, and good zoning practices, consistent with the adopted Comprehensive Plan, 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 11th day of August 2005, That Section 6-101 be, and is hereby, amended as follows:

 

6-101

 

                        Accessory uses and structures are permitted in any zoning district, unless           qualified below, but only in conjunction with, incidental to, and on the same lot        with a principal use or structure which is permitted within such district.             Notwithstanding the above, when several adjacent lots are used as one place     of residence, accessory structures may be placed on the property provided all other standards are met.