COUNTY OF FAUQUIER
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
PLANNING COMMISSION STAFF REPORT
SEPTEMBER 26, 2002
PLAT #PP 03-CR-03
In December of 1999, the Vint Hill Economic
Development Authority secured rezoning of the 600+ acre Vint Hill site to
Planned Residential Development (PRD) and Planned Commercial Industrial
Development (PCID). The Vint
Hill EDA is now in the process of subdividing its property in conformance
with the Generalized Development Plan which was part of the 1999 rezoning.
The subject area, Land Bay S, consists of
approximately 307.4 acres and is zoned PCID.
The applicant seeks approval to subdivide this parcel into two (2)
commercial lots of approximately 8.15 and ±299.2 acres.
Currently, an existing structure on the proposed ± 8.15-acre lot
houses a light woodworking operation.
This use is expected to continue following the subdivision of the
The subject property is in the New Baltimore Service
District and public water and sewer service to the existing structure are
AND AGENCY REVIEW
It is staff’s evaluation that this application is in substantial accordance with the applicable Zoning Ordinance provisions, the Comprehensive Plan and other regulations.
recommends that should the Planning Commission choose to forward this
application with a recommendation of approval, such approval should be
subject to the conditions in Attachment 1 of this staff report.
and appropriate referral agencies have reviewed this application for
conformance with the Comprehensive Plan, the Zoning Ordinance and other
relevant policies and regulations. Staff
findings, comments and recommendations, as well as referral agency
subject property is part of the Planned
Commercial Industrial Development (PCID) section developed as part
of the Vint Hill Farms Station Preferred Re-use Plan by the Vint Hill
Farms Economic Development Authority.
The proposed use conforms substantially with the New Baltimore
part of a Planned Commercial Industrial Development district, the subject
proposed flexibility and diversity in land use needed to achieve the
of the Preferred Re-Use Plan.
site plan will be required.
from the Zoning Office are included in Attachment 3.
to the approved 1999 proffers, roadway design and construction must meet
the Virginia Department of Transportation's (VDOT) standards.
Questions remain concerning the following issues, however, VDOT
indicates that these, as well as issues regarding entrance location and
configuration, will be addressed at the final site plan;
is needed regarding the impact of this division on Shepherdstown Road
proposed date of access to Vint Hill Parkway is needed, as well as the
proposed date of construction of the connector road between Vint Hill
Parkway and Shepherdstown Road (Route 793).
and Transportation comments are included in Attachments 4 and 5.
Parks and Recreation
address recreational facilities for the entire Vint Hill site.
The subject property is directly across from Lake Brittle, its
existing trails and the soon-to-be constructed trails at Brookside
subdivision. A pedestrian
trail with access to Shepherdstown Road (Route 793) is suggested as an
additional link in the New Baltimore trail system which would provide
alternative access to businesses in the area and recreational
opportunities at Vint Hill Village Green.
Additional comments are included in Attachment 6.