A Resolution to DENY a comprehensive plan conformance determination in accordance with the code of virginia, section 15.2-2232, and A Category 20 Special Exception FOR A NEW 500 kv switching station and future substation equipment


WHEREAS, Virginia Electric & Power Company d.b.a. Dominion Virginia Power, applicant, and Virginia Electric & Power Company, owner, is seeking Special Exception approval for construction of a new 500 kV switching station and an area to accommodate future substation equipment on PINs 7848-19-6462-000 and 7848-29-2318-000; and


WHEREAS, the Code of Virginia, Section 15.2-2232, required determination by the Board of Supervisors that this proposal is in substantial accord with the Comprehensive Plan; and


WHEREAS, on August 25, 2005, and September 29, 2005, the Fauquier County Planning Commission held a public hearing on the proposed Special Exception; and


WHEREAS, on September 29, 2005, the Fauquier County Planning Commission recommended denial of the application; and


WHEREAS, on October 13, 2005, the Board of Supervisors conducted a public hearing and considered written and oral testimony; and


WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors concurred with the Planning Commission to deny the Special Exception request and it has determined that the proposed public utility is not in conformance with the Fauquier County Comprehensive Plan nor is it in accord with the Code of Virginia, Section 15.2-2232; now, therefore, be it


            RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 13th day of October 2005, That SPEX06-CR-001 and CCRV06-CR-002 be, and are hereby, denied.