Staff and the appropriate referral agencies have reviewed
this request for conformance with the Comprehensive Plan,
the Zoning Ordinance, and other relevant policies and
regulations. Findings, comments, and recommendations are
summarized below. The actual responses from referral
agencies are available upon request.
The Zoning office offers the following comments:
September 16, 2003, the Jammin Joe’s BBQ (formerly Smokin’
Joe’s BBQ) was approved by Special Permit. In 2004, the
owner of the establishment sought to amend the Special
Permit approval to allow outdoor seating for the
restaurant. At the time of the proposed amendment, it was
determined that zoning proffers on the property prohibit any
restaurant on the site, therefore, the original restaurant
application should not have been accepted, processed or
approved by the County.
applicant was therefore advised that no application to
expand the existing restaurant by adding outdoor seating
could be processed or approved without a change to the
proffers. In addition, in order to rectify the original
staff error in allowing the processing and approval of the
restaurant, staff encouraged the applicant to seek an
amendment to the proffers to allow the existing restaurant
to legally stay on the property.
proposed proffer amendment would allow the existing
restaurant to operate legally at the site and would allow
the application to pursue the Special Permit amendment
necessary to accommodate the proposed outdoor seating.
disturbance exceeds 10,000 square feet, SWM/BMP will be
There are two wells and one septic system on this property.
The septic system is a pump system with no Health
Department permit, inspection, nor approval. The Health
Department is willing to let this system serve this property
until a problem is observed.
The well serving the gift shop shall be upgraded to serve a
food permit issue. This upgrade will be completed within
the next 60 days. In the future, the second well may serve
the BBQ structure.
exceptions noted providing the properly sized fire
extinguisher(s) are provided for the cooking operation.
The Warrenton Residency staff reviewed the above referenced
rezoning dated February 3, 2005 and has no comments.
Summary and Recommendations:
the Board of Supervisors to consider action to approve this
application. The applicant has complied with the Planning
Commission and staff request to produce an accurate rezoning
plat for the site. This plat now accurately reflects the
current conditions of the site today. Once this application
is approved, the applicant can proceed with the Site Plan
At the time
of preparation of this report, signed proffers have not been
received. However, it is the applicant’s intent to only add
his aforementioned requested use to the existing proffers
and not change any of the other previously approved
proffers. An unsigned version of the draft proffers is