WHEREAS, Mary A. and Jackie H. Raines, Sr., owners and applicants, have submitted a proffered rezoning request to rezone a 4.600-acre portion of their 28.91-acre parcel identified by PIN 6982-64-6344-000 from Rural Agriculture (RA) to Rural Residential-2 (RR-2); and

WHEREAS, the applicant seeks rezoning approval to allow for a family transfer; and

WHEREAS, on July 26, 2007, the Fauquier County Planning Commission held a public hearing on the Rezoning request and recommended unanimously that the application be denied given that the development rights on the RA zoned parent parcel have been fully developed subject to sliding scale zoning provisions; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors did not concur with the judgment of the Planning Commission; and

WHEREAS, by the adoption of this Ordinance the Board of Supervisors has determined that the public necessity, convenience, general welfare, or good zoning practice is satisfied by this amendment to the Fauquier County Zoning Map; now, therefore, be it

ORDAINED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 13th day of September 2007, That the Rezoning request REZN07-CR-005, Raines Property, to change the Zoning Map designation of 4.600 acres of RA zoned property to RR-2, be, and is hereby, approved, subject to the Raines Property Plat prepared by Foster Engineering, dated February 14, 2007, as revised, and the Proffer Statement dated April 16, 2007.


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