County Planning Commission
Deirdre Clark, Senior Planner
Preliminary Plat #PP02-S-17, Wooded Run
applicant is seeking approval of a preliminary subdivision plat to divide
± 87.16 acres zoned R-1 into fifty-seven (57) single-family residential
lots ranging in size from 40,000 square feet to approximately 57,700
square feet. Site access is
proposed by way of a new entrance from Old Bust Head Road (Route 694) and
a proposed connection with the existing Cotswold Way.
Included with this application is a request for a waiver from
Fauquier County’s Subdivision Ordinance, Section 5-8, Cul-de-Sac
Streets, to allow a proposed cul-de-sac to be greater in length (± 1500
feet) than the prescribed seven-hundred (700) feet, exclusive of the
property is located on the south side of Old Bust Head Road (Route 694)
between its intersection with Wendy’s Lane and Cotswold Way in the New
Baltimore Service District, non-sewered area.
its May 30, 2002 meeting, at the recommendation of staff, the Planning
Commission postponed action on this application for 30 days to allow the
applicant time to make revisions to the preliminary plan and to respond to
its June 27, 2002 meeting, at the request of the applicant, the Planning
Commission deferred action on this application to allow the applicant time
to address issues noted in the June 27, 2002 Planning Commission Staff
Report and discussed with the applicant prior to the meeting.
met with the applicant and the applicant’s representative on July 23,
2002 and again with the applicant’s representative on July 31, 2002.
An advance copy of the revised plat was submitted on August 8, 2002
and briefly reviewed by staff at the Coordination Meeting on August 12,
2002. The following revisions
Commission Memo 8-29-02
proposed, this preliminary plat is in substantial conformance with the
Comprehensive Plan and the Subdivision Ordinance.
Should the Planning Commission forward this request to the Board of
Supervisors with a recommendation of approval, staff suggests that such
recommendation be subject to the conditions in Attachment 2.
subdivision layout, as proposed, reflects the designer’s awareness of
the unique qualities of the site and their value to neighbors and
potential residents. The designer is to be commended for creating a layout
that is compatible with the topography of the area and is conservative in
its treatment of resources.