RESOLUTION 

A RESOLUTION REFERRING TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION FOR ITS REVIEW AND RECOMMENDATION A PROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 2-39(3)(A)(1) of the Fauquier County Subdivision Ordinance defining the term "immediate family members" for purposes of family transfer provisions of the fauquier county subdivision ordinance

WHEREAS, Section 2-39(3)(A)(1) of the Fauquier County Subdivision Ordinance currently permits family transfers to a child, grandchild, or parent of the owner or owners of a parcel of land; and 

WHEREAS, Virginia Code 15.2-2244, 1950, as amended, defines a member of the "immediate family" for purposes of a family transfer as being the "natural or legally defined offspring, spouse, sibling, grandchild, grandparent, or parent of the owner"; and 

WHEREAS, Section 15.2-2244 of the Code of Virginia also permits counties to include within the definition of "immediate family" for purposes of family transfers, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; and 

WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors wishes to receive the Planning Commission's review and recommendation on a proposed Ordinance amending Section 2-39(3)(A)(1) to expand the definition of "immediate family" to include spouses, siblings, aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; now, therefore, be it 

RESOLVED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 21st day of October 2002, That the attached draft Ordinance amending Section 2-39(3)(A)(1) of the Fauquier County Subdivision Ordinance be, and is hereby, referred to the Planning Commission for its review and recommendation.