A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE Remington Business Park Water Storage Tank: A Category 20 Special Exception (SPEX08-LE-027) to Allow for an Aboveground Water Storage Tank and Comprehensive Plan Compliance Review (CCRV09-LE-001)

WHEREAS, D.C. Diamond Corporation, owner and applicant, is seeking Special Exception approval to allow for the construction of a water storage tank to serve the Town of Remington on the parcel known as PIN# 6888-37-4051-000; and

WHEREAS, the application includes a Comprehensive Plan Conformance Determination for the water storage tank in accord with Code of Virginia, Section 15.2-2232, as to whether the location of this facility on this property is substantially in accord with the Comprehensive Plan; and

WHEREAS, two discrete applications are proposed:

1.      SPEX08-LE-027 - Category 20 Special Exception to allow for the construction of a water storage tank;

2.      CCRV09-LE-001  -  A Comprehensive Plan Compliance Determination; and

WHEREAS, on July 31, 2008, the Fauquier County Planning Commission held a public hearing on the proposed Special Exception and unanimously recommended approval of the Special Exception application, subject to conditions, and approved the Comprehensive Plan Conformance Determination; and

            WHEREAS, on September 11, 2008, the Board of Supervisors conducted a public hearing and considered written and oral testimony; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors concurred with the Planning Commission’s  determination that the application for the water storage tank at this location is substantially in compliance with the County’s Comprehensive Plan in accord with the Code of Virginia, Section 15.2-2232 ; and

            WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has determined that the Special Exception applications satisfy the standards of Zoning Ordinance Articles 5-006 and 5-2000; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 11th day of September 2008, That Comprehensive Plan Conformance Determination CCRV09-LE-001, D.C. Diamond Corporation, owner and applicant, be and is hereby approved; and, be it

            RESOLVED FURTHER, That SPEX08-LE-027 be, and is hereby, approved, subject to the following conditions:

1.         The Special Exception is granted for and runs with the land indicated in this application and is not transferable to other land.

2.         This Special Exception is granted only for the purpose(s), structure(s) and/or uses indicated on the Special Exception Plat approved with the application, as qualified by these development conditions.

3.         The development of the property shall be in general conformance with the Special Exception Plat entitled "Category 20 Special Exception Plat, Water Storage Tank, Remington Business Park" dated May 16, 2008 and received in the Planning Office on June 20, 2008.

4.         A Site Plan shall be required, pursuant to Article 12 of the Zoning Ordinance.

5.         The water storage tank and its infrastructure shall be located on a 200 foot by 200 foot lot dedicated to the Town of Remington.

6.         The applicant shall provide an access easement to the tank site and parking area to allow for access by Town of Remington staff or other government agencies.

7.         The applicant shall design and construct the entire water system, including the wells, water lines, pumps, etc. to the Town of Remington’s standards and requirements so that it can be incorporated into their existing water supply system.

8.         The maximum water storage tank height shall be 85 feet.

9.         The maximum storage capacity of the water storage tank shall be 92,000 gallons.

10.     The tower storage facility shall be a silo styled structure.

11.     The tank color shall be determined by the Town of Remington and will be a color similar to “diffused aluminum” (which has a reflective surface and takes on the colors around it) so that the color selected blends into the sky.

12.     All applicable State and Federal permits are to be acquired and filed with the first submission of the Final Site Plan.  This includes the USACOE/DEQ permits for disturbance of wetlands.

13.     The applicant shall ensure that any existing wells and/or drainfields on the entire Remington Business Park property are located and properly abandoned in conjunction with a permit from the Virginia Health Department since the site will be served by public water and sewer.

A Copy Teste 


 Paul S. McCulla
Clerk to the Board of Supervisors

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