Fauquier County Planning Commission
FROM: Elizabeth Cook, Chief of Planning
County Subdivision Ordinance Text Amendments to Update the Ordinance to
Reflect the Proposed Stormwater Management Ordinance
On June 27, 2002, the Planning Commission held a public hearing and recommended approval of a Stormwater Management Ordinance. Staff has briefed the Commission on proposed Subdivision Ordinance text amendments related to the proposed Stormwater Management Ordinance, and at its June meeting the Commission scheduled the proposed text amendments for public hearing. The Board of Supervisors has scheduled an August public hearing on the proposed ordinance.
The following text amendments to the Subdivision Ordinance are proposed, if the Board of Supervisors adopts the Stormwater Management Ordinance:
SECTION 4 -
PLAT PREPARATION PROCEDURES, GENERAL
Prior to acceptance of
certify to the agent for the governing body that the construction is
complete and the costs have been paid to the person constructing such
(2) furnish to the agent for the governing body a certified check or cash escrow in the amount of the estimated costs of construction or a personal, corporate or property bond, with surety satisfactory to the governing body, in the amount sufficient for and conditioned upon the construction of such facilities, or a contact for the construction of such facilities and the contractors bond, with like surety, in like amount and so conditioned; or
furnish to the agent for the governing body as to the bank or saving and
loan association, the amount and the form.
The amount of such certified check, cash escrow, bond
or letter of credit shall include the total of the estimated cost of
construction based on unit prices for new public or private sector
construction in the locality and a reasonable allowance for estimated
administrative costs, inflation, and potential damage to existing roads or
SECTION 7 -
MINIMUM STREET IMPROVEMENTS REQUIRED
The grades of streets submitted on subdivision plats
shall be approved by the Virginia Highway Department Engineer prior to
final action by the agent for the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors and
shall be in accordance with the road designs and standards of the County
SECTION 8 - SPECIAL AREA REQUIREMENTS FOR USE OF
Ditch Cross Section
All public streets, accessways, or service drives in
subdivisions having lots containing from 20,000 square feet to 5 acres
shall be graded and paved in accordance with the typical section that is
currently provided in the Fauquier County construction specifications and
standards for the various classifications of streets as designated. The standards are shown as Type 1-B, 2-B, 3-B, 4-A and 4-B.
Where curb and gutter is used in lieu of roadside ditches, roadways
shall be constructed to standard typical sections for curb and gutter
SECTION 9 -
Preliminary Plan Requirements
Preliminary plans indicating the provision/layout for all
utilities, including but not limited to, water supply, sewage disposal,
BMP's, and stormwater management facilities as outlined in the Fauquier
County Stormwater Management Ordinance.
28) Location of any existing or proposed bridges.
Location of any proposed major culverts, SWM and BMP facilities
as outlined in the Fauquier County Stormwater Management Ordinance.
SECTION 10 -
Additional Submission Requirements
B) Final Construction Plans for subdivisions, resubdivisions or revisions, including the following minimum information as part of the final plans:
9) Storm drainage system plans including stormwater
management as outlined in the Fauquier County Stormwater Management
Ordinance. Plans should
be sufficient to build structure and outfall.
Drainage divides and summary should be shown on the plans.
C) Calculations for drainage, stormwater management, BMP's,
waterline flows, sewerage flows, or other areas where necessary for agency
review of engineering methods, sealed and signed by a Virginia Licensed
Professional Engineer or surveyor (with a 3-B license).
These calculations may be included on pages of the construction
Management plans shall be prepared in accordance with the Fauquier County
Stormwater Management Ordinance.
Kevin Burke, Deputy County Attorney
P.D. Carr, Director
Carshult, County Engineer