ORDINANCE

 ORDINANCE ADOPTING TEXT AMENDMENTS TO SECTIONS 3-317.1 AND 3-317.2 of the FAUQUIER COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCE IN ORDER TO ELIMINATE SALVAGE YARDS FROM THOSE SECTIONS  

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance currently allows junkyards and salvage yards as separate uses; and

WHEREAS, the Ordinance does not contain a specific definition for salvage yards; and

WHEREAS, almost all other jurisdictions in Virginia cite junkyards and salvage yards as being the same use; and

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Planning Commission considered adding a definition for salvage yards to the Ordinance or eliminating the use from Section 3-317 (General Industrial); and

WHEREAS, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on the issue on September 25, 2003 ; and

WHEREAS, the Planning Commission voted on September 25, 2003 to delete salvage yards as a separate use; and

WHEREAS, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on these amendments on October 20, 2003 ; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 20th day of October 2003, That Sections 3-317.1 and 3-317.2 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance be amended to read as follows:

 

Approval Required By Zoning District

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Section 3-317.1  Any industrial use which is not entirely contained within a building or completely screened from view including salvage yards and contractor’s offices, shops and materials storage yards less than one acre

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Section 3-317.2 Any industrial use which is not contained entirely within a building or completely screened from view, including salvage yards and contractor’s offices, shops and materials storage yards more than one acre used

 

 

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