Board of Supervisors Meeting Date:

Planning Commission


September 10, 2009

Staff Lead:


Andrew Hushour, Assistant Zoning Administrator


Community Development



A Work Session to Review a Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment to Article 2, General Regulations, Article 6, Accessory Uses, and Section 15-300, Definitions, to Establish the Height and Location Requirements for Accessory Wind Energy Systems


Topic Description:

The work session is an opportunity for staff to brief the Board of Supervisors on a proposed text amendment that seeks to establish Zoning Ordinance provisions regarding the use of private, non-commercial wind energy systems, such as windmills or wind turbines. The proposed text amendment is also on the agenda for public hearing, and a detailed review of the proposed text amendment is provided in the staff report for the public hearing item.


Requested Action of the Board of Supervisors:

Conduct the work session.


Financial Impact Analysis:

No financial impact analysis has been conducted.


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


All Divisions, Department of Community Development, Fauquier County

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