RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO DENY A PROPOSED TEXT AMENDMENT TO SECTION 5-205.5 OF THE FAUQUIER COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCE TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PERMITTED VEHICLES FOR AUTO REPAIR GARAGES FROM FOUR TO SIX

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance permits auto repair garages as residential businesses following special permit approval by the Fauquier County Board of Zoning Appeals; and

WHEREAS, the additional standards currently limit auto repair garages to a maximum of four vehicles on site for repair or maintenance; and

WHEREAS, this text amendment proposal would increase the maximum number of vehicles to six; and

            WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Planning Commission held a public hearing on July 25, 2002; and

WHEREAS, the Planning Commission voted unanimously to recommend denial of the proposed text amendment; and

WHEREAS, on August 19, 2002, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing to receive citizensí comments; and

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors has determined that the proposed text amendment would not be in the best interest of the citizens of Fauquier County and is not in harmony with the spirit of the Zoning Ordinance; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 19th day of August 2002, That the proposed text amendment to Section 5-205.5 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance to increase the maximum number of vehicles permitted for an auto repair garage from four to six be denied.