Board of Supervisors Meeting Date: 

Harry F. Atherton, Vice Chairman,  Marshall District Supervisor

August 11, 2005

Staff Lead:


Kevin J. Burke, Acting County Attorney

County Attorney


A Public Hearing to Amend Section 19-18 of the Fauquier County Code to Authorize the Issuance of an Administrative Permit to Permit an Individual Well for a Commercial Use which will Not Consume More than 10,000 Gallons Per Day in Service Districts where Capacity is Not Available but is Anticipated


Topic Description:

 Currently, Section 19-18 of the County Code permits individual wells for commercial uses within 300 feet of a public water supply without capacity only by special exception.  This amendment would permit a temporary well to be constructed with an administrative permit, provided that the proposed commercial use will not consume more than 10,000 gallons per day and public water is reasonably anticipated to be available within two (2) years.

Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors: 

Conduct a public hearing and consider adoption of the attached Ordinance.

Financial Impacts Analysis:

No financial impact is anticipated.

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

Department of Community Development