A Resolution to Approve
SPEX06-CR-025: A Category 20 Special Exception to Construct An Above
Ground Water Facility AND
SPEX06-CR-018: A Category 31
Special Exception to Construct A Community Well System
WHEREAS, Engle Homes Virginia, owner and Dewberry, applicant, are
seeking Special Exception approval for construction of facilities for
distribution, treatment and storage of water for a proposed subdivision;
well facility (lot) and water system would be built by the applicant to
WSA standards and then turned over to Fauquier County Water and
Sanitation Authority (WSA) for ownership, operation and maintenance;
WHERAS, the applicant seeks to construct these facilities to provide
water to serve thirty (30) lots within the proposed Estates at Old Marsh
WHEREAS, the parcel is identified as PIN 6990-13-5554-000; and
WHEREAS, on July 27, 2006 and November 30, 2006, the Fauquier County
Planning Commission held public hearings on the proposed Special
Exceptions and recommended approval of the Category 20 application,
subject to conditions; and
WHEREAS, the Category 31 Special Exception is not required since the WSA
will take over this proposed system; and
WHEREAS, on December 14, 2006, the Board
of Supervisors conducted a public hearing and considered written and
oral testimony; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors
has determined that the application satisfies the standards of Zoning
Ordinance Articles 5-006 and 5-2000; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED by the Fauquier County
Board of Supervisors this 14th day of December 2006, That
SPEX06-CR-025 be, and is hereby, approved, subject to the following
The Special Exception is granted for and runs with the land
indicated in this application and is not transferable to other land.
This Special Exception is granted only for the purpose(s),
structure(s) and/or uses indicated on the Special Exception Plat
approved with the application, as qualified by these development
The development of the property shall be in general conformance with
the Special Exception Plat entitled "Category 20 Special Exception
Plat for Above Ground Facilities Associated With a Public Utility"
dated June 16, 2006 and received in the Planning Office on June 15,
A Site Plan shall be required, pursuant to Article 12 of the Zoning
An on-site monitoring plan, to
include the provision of dedicated monitoring wells; mitigation for
the well (Robinson Sr.) adversely impacted during testing; change in
the water demand assumption, per unit from 400 gpd to 500 gpd; and
identification of contaminant threats within 5,000 feet of the two
production wells shall be developed and submitted to Fauquier Water
and Sanitation Authority (WSA) and the County for approval with
first submittal of the Construction Plan.
The applicant shall submit approval
from the owners of the Robinson Sr. well for any proposed mitigation
measures prior to County approval of the Construction Plans.
The applicant shall design and construct the entire water system,
including the wells, water lines, pumps, hydro-pneumatic tank and
ground storage tank, in accordance with WSA standards and
requirements so that it can be taken over by the WSA.
Specific design of the system will be addressed during the
preparation of Construction Plans; the design shall be based on the
design requirements of the WSA Community Water System Standard and
the Virginia Department of Health’s Waterworks Regulations.
Prior to approval of the Construction Plans/Site Plan, the applicant
shall provide verification from WSA as to the agreement to accept
the water system proposed with this plan.
The water storage tank and its
infrastructure shall be located on a 100 foot by 100 foot lot
dedicated to the WSA.
The applicant shall provide an access easement to the tank site and
parking area to allow for access by WSA or other government
The maximum water storage tank height shall be thirty-three (33)
The maximum storage capacity of the water storage tank shall be
The tower storage facility shall be a silo style structure, as
approved by WSA.
The tank color shall be determined by WSA.
The applicant shall maintain the existing mature tree buffer
adjacent to the tank, as indicated on the Special Exception Plat.
- There is to be no
fill in the wetlands without a DEQ/COE permit.
- All structures are
to be above the 100-year water surface elevation of the adjacent
- No subsurface
drainfield can be closer than 100 feet to the well. Additional
separation would be preferable.
- Only manual
(non-automatic) drip irrigation systems shall be permitted. This
language shall be included within the HOA documents and on the Final
Plats for the Estates at Old Marsh Subdivision or any other
subdivision that utilizes this system.
; and, be it
RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Board of
Supervisors has determined that the application for the Category 31
Special Exception for a community well system is not required and,
therefore, is not approved as part of this resolution.