RESOLUTION 

A RESOLUTION TO RATIFY A WAIVER OF SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE SECTION 18-1(C)(1)(d)(2) TO ALLOW THE BOTHA SUBDIVISION TO BE DEVELOPED WITH A WELL YIELD OF LESS THAN ONE (1) GALLON PER MINUTE PER EACH DWELLING UNIT TO BE CONNECTED

            WHEREAS, on June 16, 2000, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors affirmed the Planning Commissionís approval of the Botha Preliminary Plat; and

WHEREAS, Subdivision Ordinance Section 18-1(C)(1)(d)(2) provides that outside of service districts, well yields must be capable of providing not less than one (1) gallon per minute per each dwelling unit to be constructed; and

WHEREAS, the well for the Botha Subdivision has a capacity of approximately 13 gallons per minute; and

WHEREAS, the well developed as the water source for the Botha Subdivision was existing at the time of this preliminary subdivision approval, a hydrogeological study had been completed, and the approval of the preliminary plat was a defacto waiver of Section 18-1(C)(1)(d)(2); and

WHEREAS, pursuant to the applicable provisions of the Subdivision Ordinance, the Board of Supervisors wishes to expressly ratify the previous defacto waiver of the standard at the time of its approval of the preliminary subdivision plat; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 16th day of September 2002, That the previous defacto waiver of Subdivision Ordinance Section 18-1(C)(1)(d)(2) is hereby ratified with the determination that 13 gallons per minute is adequate for the Botha Subdivision and the previous approval of the preliminary plat is affirmed.