RESOLUTION 

A RESOLUTION TO RECOMMEND DENIAL OF SPECIAL EXCEPTION # SE02-L-30

JAMES R. AND BETTY L. MILLS, PROPERTY OWNERS

COMMUNITY WIRELESS STRUCTURES, APPLICANT

PARCEL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER 6888-38-9459-000 

            WHEREAS, James R. and Betty L. Mills, owners, and Community Wireless Structures, applicant, have filed an application to construct a 150-foot telecommunications tower under the provisions of Articles 5-2000 and 11-102 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance; and

             WHEREAS, on June 27, 2002, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on this application and has made a recommendation of denial to the Board of Supervisors; and

WHEREAS, on August 19, 2002, the Board of Supervisors conducted a public hearing on this application and considered the written and orally presented information of the applicants; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has determined that the applicant has failed to demonstrate that telecommunications services could not be provided at a height lower than the requested 150 feet; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors has determined that the owner has other reasonable uses of the property; now, therefore, be it

            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 16th day of September 2002, That the application by Community Wireless Structures to construct a 150-foot telecommunications tower on the property of James R. and Betty L. Mills is not in substantial accordance with the Fauquier County Comprehensive Plan; and, be it

            RESOLVED FURTHER, That Special Exception Application #SE02-L-30 be, and is hereby, denied, as it does not satisfy the standards for approval of a special exception application as outlined in Section 5-006, the additional standards for Public Utilities uses in Section 5-2002 nor the provisions in Article 11 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance.