ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS 4-16, 7-10, 8-2, 9-5, AND 10-5
THE FAUQUIER COUNTY SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE AS THEY
TO THE STORMWATER MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE
the Fauquier County Subdivision Ordinance Section 4-16 Bonding
Requirements, Section 7-10 Grades, Section 8-2 Ditch Cross Section,
Section 9-5 Preliminary Plan Requirements, and Section 10-5 Additional
Subdivision Requirements provide for the design criteria, review, and
bonding requirements for stormwater management in subdivision
the Board of Supervisors is concerned that applicants appropriately manage
stormwater generated by a proposed subdivision, and that off-site impacts
of stormwater generated by new development be minimized; and
on June 25, 2002, the Fauquier County Planning Commission held a public
hearing on these proposed Subdivision Ordinance text amendments and voted
to recommend that the Subdivision Ordinance be amended; and
on August 19, 2002, the Board of Supervisors held a public hearing to
receive citizen comments on this proposed Subdivision Ordinance text
the Board of Supervisors wishes to consider amendments to these sections; now,
therefore, be it
by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 16th day of
September 2002, That
Sections 4-16,7-10, 8-2, 9-5, and 10-5 of the Fauquier County Subdivision
Ordinance be, and are hereby, amended to read as follows:
SECTION 4 - PLAT PREPARATION PROCEDURES, GENERAL
to acceptance of
(1) certify to the agent for the governing body that the construction is complete and the costs have been paid to the person constructing such facilities; or
(2) furnish to
the agent for the governing body a certified check or cash escrow in the
amount of the estimated costs of construction or a personal, corporate or
property bond, with surety satisfactory to the governing body, in the
amount sufficient for and conditioned upon the construction of such
facilities, or a contact for the construction of such facilities and the
contractors bond, with like surety, in like amount and so conditioned; or
(3) furnish to
the agent for the governing body as to the bank or savings and loan
association, the amount and the form.
amount of such certified check, cash escrow, bond or letter of credit
shall include the total of the estimated cost of construction based on
unit prices for new public or private sector construction in the locality
and a reasonable allowance for estimated administrative costs, inflation,
and potential damage to existing roads or utilities.
SECTION 7 - MINIMUM STREET IMPROVEMENTS REQUIRED
grades of streets submitted on subdivision plats shall be approved by the
Virginia Highway Department Engineer prior to final action by the agent
for the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors and shall be in accordance
with the road designs and standards of the County of Fauquier.
SECTION 8 - SPECIAL AREA REQUIREMENTS
FOR USE OF STREET STANDARDS
Ditch Cross Section
public streets, accessways, or service drives in subdivisions having lots
containing from 20,000 square feet to 5 acres shall be graded and paved in
accordance with the typical section that is currently provided in the
Fauquier County construction specifications and standards for the various
classifications of streets as designated.
The standards are shown as Type 1-B, 2-B, 3-B, 4-A and 4-B.
Where curb and gutter is used in lieu of roadside ditches, roadways
shall be constructed to standard typical sections for curb and gutter
SECTION 9 - PRELIMINARY PLATS
Preliminary Plan Requirements
Preliminary plans indicating the provision/layout for all
utilities, including but not limited to, water supply, sewage disposal,
BMP's, and stormwater management facilities as outlined in the Fauquier
County Stormwater Management Ordinance.
Location of any existing or proposed bridges.
Location of any proposed major culverts, SWM and BMP facilities
as outlined in the Fauquier County Stormwater Management Ordinance.
SECTION 10 - FINAL PLATS
Additional Submission Requirements
Final Construction Plans for subdivisions, resubdivisions or
revisions, including the following minimum information as part of the
Storm drainage system plans including stormwater management as
outlined in the Fauquier County Stormwater Management Ordinance.
Plans should be sufficient to build structure and outfall.
Drainage divides and summary should be shown on the plans.
Calculations for drainage, stormwater management, BMP's, waterline
flows, sewerage flows, or other areas where necessary for agency review of
engineering methods, sealed and signed by a Virginia Licensed Professional
Engineer or surveyor (with a 3-B license).
These calculations may be included on pages of the construction
Management plans shall be prepared in accordance with the Fauquier County
Stormwater Management Ordinance.