RESOLUTION

A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO SCHEDULE A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF SUBSECTION 3 OF SECTION 204.2 OF THE DESIGN STANDARDS MANUAL TO CLARIFY ITS APPLICATION TO POINT SOURCE STORMWATER RUNOFF

WHEREAS, Subsection 3 of Section 204.2 of the County’s Design Standards Manual currently provides that all stormwater runoff generated by new development shall not be discharged into a jurisdictional wetland or local water; and

WHEREAS, The proposed amendment would clarify that this provision is intended to apply to point source generated stormwater runoff generated from new development, and not from non-point source runoff; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 11th day of October 2007, That  the County Administrator be, and is hereby, directed to  schedule a public hearing on a proposed Ordinance amending Subsection 3 of Section 204.2 of the Design Standards Manual to clarify its application to point source stormwater runoff, said amendment  to read as follows:

An Ordinance to Amend Section 204.2 (3) of the Design Standards Manual

General Policy for BMP and Stormwater Quality:

1.         All development or redevelopment occurring within the County shall incorporate water quality measures (Best Management Practices).

2.         The current edition of the Northern Virginia BMP Handbook, prepared by the Northern Virginia Planning District Commission (NVPDC), shall be used in the design and review of BMP facilities using the Occoquan Method.  Other design criteria may be used solely at the discretion of the program administrator.  Sufficient support material to document the methodology will be required (see appendix).

3.      All point-source stormwater runoff generated from new development shall not be discharged into a jurisdictional wetland or local water body without adequate treatment.

 

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