RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION TO DENY A PROPOSED TEXT AMENDMENT TO SECTION 5-205.5 OF THE FAUQUIER COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCE TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PERMITTED VEHICLES FOR AUTO REPAIR GARAGES FROM FOUR TO SIX

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance permits auto repair garages as residential businesses following special permit approval by the Fauquier County Board of Zoning Appeals; and

WHEREAS,  the additional standards auto repair garages limit to a maximum of four (4) vehicles ; and

WHEREAS, this text amendment proposal would increase the maximum number of vehicles to six (6); and

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Planning Commission held a public hearing on July 25, 2002; and

WHEREAS, the Planning Commission voted unanimously to recommend denial of the proposed text amendment; and

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on August 19, 2002; and

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors held a second public hearing on September 16, 2002 on a proposed text amendment to delete auto repair garages as special permit uses in the Village (V) and Residential-1 (R-1) Zoning Districts; and

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors has determined the proposed text amendments would not be in the best interest of the citizens of Fauquier County and not be in harmony with the spirit of the Zoning Ordinance; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 16th day of September 2002, That the proposed text amendment to Section 5-205.5 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance to increase the maximum number of vehicles permitted for an auto repair garage from four (4) to six (6) be denied; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the proposed text amendment to Section 3-302.6 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance to delete auto repair garages as special permit uses in the Village (V) and Residential-1 (R-1) Zoning Districts be denied.