ORDINANCE

 

A ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT TO SECTION 8-1401 TO PERMIT ADDITIONAL IDENTIFICATION SIGNS IN CONSERVATION, AGRICULTURE, VILLAGE, RESIDENTIAL, AND MOBILE HOME ZONES

  

WHEREAS, on July 28, 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 September 8, 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 8th day of September 2005, That Section 8-1401 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance be amended as follows:

 

 

8-1401

 

Only the following signs shall be permitted in Conservation, Agriculture,

Village, Residential and Mobile Home Zones:

 

1.      [Same]

 

2.      [Same]

 

3.      Identification Signs: Signage One sign, not exceeding thirty two (32) square feet in area, for the purpose of showing the name and use of any lawful, non residential use within these districts for which other signage standards are not specifically set forth, including convent, monastery, seminary, country club, sanitarium, cemetery, children's home, orphanage, fraternal organization, hospital (or other similar establishments), when such is permitted on the subject property and such sign signage is erected or displayed on the property as identified. Home occupations are not such uses qualifying under this subsection. One sign not exceeding two (2) square feet in area shall be permitted for each single family home. Height is not to exceed ten (10) feet.