ORDINANCE

 

A ZONING ORDINANCE TEXT AMENDMENT TO SECTION 6-105 TO PERMIT THE REDUCTION IN SETBACKS REQUIRED FOR BARNS LOCATED ON OR ADJACENT TO RURAL RESIDENTIAL DISTRICTS (RR-2)

  

            WHEREAS, on August 25, 2005, the Planning Commission initiated this text amendment; and

 

WHEREAS, on September 29, 2005, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on this issue and forwarded the proposed text amendment to the Board of Supervisors recommending its adoption; and

 

WHEREAS, on November 10, 2005, the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on this amendment; and

 

             WHEREAS, the adoption of this text amendment would be in the spirit of the Zoning Ordinance, consistent with public convenience, general welfare, and good zoning practices, consistent with the adopted Comprehensive Plan, and is in the best interest of the citizens of Fauquier County; now, therefore, be it

 

ORDAINED by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors this 10th day of November 2005, That Section 2-411 of the Fauquier County Zoning Ordinance be, and is hereby, amended as follows:

 

 

 

6-105                           Location Regulations

 

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6.   Barns shall not be located less than 100 feet from any property line, except if located on a property zoned RC/Rural Conservation, RA/Rural Agriculture, RR-2/Rural Residential, I-1/Industrial or I-2/Industrial and also if located on a property line adjacent to property zoned RC/Rural Conservation, RA/Rural Agriculture, RR-2/Rural Residential, I-1/Industrial or I-2/Industrial, then the Board of Zoning Appeals may reduce this setback requirement by approval of special permit.

 

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