WHEREAS, Brookside Communities, LLC, owner, and Fauquier County Public Schools, applicant, have applied for a special exception under Section 5-500 (Educational Uses) to allow for the construction of a middle school and associated facilities; and

WHEREAS, the special exception application has been properly filed and all required notices of the public hearing have been properly made; and

WHEREAS, the applicant has presented oral and documentary evidence; and

            WHEREAS, on August 29, 2002, the Fauquier County Planning Commission held a public hearing to consider the special exception request of the Fauquier County Schools and has forwarded a recommendation of approval; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 16th day of September 2002, That the Board of Supervisors does hereby find that the application by the Fauquier County Public Schools to locate a middle school on the property of Brookside Communities, LLC is in conformance with the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance standard for minimum road frontage on a road designated in the Comprehensive Plan as a major collector; and, be it

            RESOLVED FURTHER, That the special exception request of the Fauquier County Public Schools for a new middle school and associated facilities on the property of Brookside Communities, LLC and further identified as a portion of PIN 7905-63-8907-000 is 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 this application, as qualified by these development conditions.
  3. The applicant shall construct all road improvements required by the Virginia Department of Transportation.
  4. The school site shall be served by a regional stormwater management facility.
  5. The applicant shall effectively screen all off-site parking, loading areas and tennis courts.  These areas shall not be located in any required yard.
  6. The applicant shall provide emergency access to all athletic fields that are not directly accessible from parking areas.  The access location and design shall be reviewed and approved by the County Engineer and the Emergency Services Coordinator prior to approval of the final site plan.
  7. No structure shall be located within 100 feet of any adjoining property line, which is in a Residential or Rural Zoning District.
  8. All lighting shall be in conformance with the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance and positioned downward, inward and shielded to eliminate glare from all adjacent properties.
  9. The applicant shall accommodate a shared entrance with the library site in close proximity to the common property boundary, if the library is to be located on an adjacent parcel.
  10. A trail shall connect the school with the adjacent residential subdivisions.  Final location is to be approved by the Parks and Recreation Department.
  11. Pursuant to the Zoning Ordinance requirements, a minimum of 430 square feet of usable outdoor recreation space area shall be provided for each child that may use such space at any one time.
  12. The applicant shall provide berming and landscaping along the sport fields to assist in noise abatement in consultation with the Department of Community Development.