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FAUQUIER COUNTY SUBDIVISION ORDINANCE

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Amended Subdivision Ordinances of 12/14/12 – 03/13/14
Amended Subdivision Ordinances of 07/13/12 – 12/13/12
Family Transfers – Amended 12/13/12
Amended Subdivision Ordinances of 01/13/11 – 07/12/12
Amended Subdivision Ordinances of 11/13/09 – 01/13/11
Amended Subdivision Ordinances of 05/15/09 – 11/12/09
Amended Subdivision Ordinances of 10/10/08 – 5/14/09

SECTION 1 - PURPOSE AND INTENT

SECTION 2 - DEFINITIONS (WORDS AND TERMS)

  • 2-1 — Agent
  • 2-2 — Alley
  • 2-3 — Architect
  • 2-4 — Building Line
  • 2-5 — Commission
  • 2-6 — Cul-de-Sac
  • 2-6(a) - Dead-End Street
  • 2-7 — Developer
  • 2-8 — Easement
  • 2-9 — Engineer
  • 2-9(1) — Floodplain
  • 2-10 — Governing Body
  • 2-11 — Health Official
  • 2-12 — Highway Engineer
  • 2-13 — Improvements
  • 2-14 — Jurisdiction
  • 2-15 — Landscape Architect
  • 2-16 — Lot
  • 2-17 — Lot, Corner
  • 2-18 — Lot, Depth of
  • 2-19 — Lot, Double Frontage
  • 2-20 — Lot, Interior
  • 2-21 — Lot of Record
  • 2-22 — Lot, Width of
  • 2-23 — Performance Bond
  • 2-24 — Plat
  • 2-25 — Planner
  • 2-26 — Profiles and Specifications
  • 2-27 — Property
  • 2-28 — Street
  • 2-29 — Street Collector
  • 2-30 — Street, Rural
  • 2-31 — Street, Local
  • 2-32 — Street, Major Thoroughfare
  • 2-33 — Street, Arterial Highway
  • 2-34 — Street, Interstate/Freeway
  • 2-35 — Street, Service Drive
  • 2-36 — Street Width
  • 2-37 — Subdivide
  • 2-28 — Subdivider
  • 2-39 — Subdivision
  • 2-40 — Surveyor
  • 2-41 — Central Sewerage and/or Water System

SECTION 3 - ADMINISTRATION

  • 3-1 — Agent for Subdivision Administration
  • 3-2 — Subdivision Agent May Administratively Approve
  • 3-3 — Duties
  • 3-4 — Consultations
  • 3-5 — Procedures and Policy
  • 3-6 — Dedication for Public Use
  • 3-7 — Permits

SECTION 4 - PLAT PREPARATIONS, PROCEDURES, GENERAL

  • 4-1 — Platting Required
  • 4-2 — Private Contracts
  • 4-3 — Right-of-Way Additions
  • 4-4 — Plat Changes
  • 4-5 — Fees
  • 4-6 — Mutual Responsibility
  • 4-7 — Floodplains and Drainage Courses
  • 4-8 — Improvements
  • 4-9 — Lot Size
  • 4-10 — Flood Control and Drainage Structures
  • 4-11 — Sanitary Sewer and Water
  • 4-12 — Sub-Standard Subdivisions
  • 4-13 — Utility Easements
  • 4-14 — Public Water and Sewer
  • 4-15 — Fire Protection
  • 4-16 — Bonding Requirements
  • 4-17 — Certifications Upon Completion of the Improvements
  • 4-18 — Lots, Shape
  • 4-19 — Location
  • 4-20 — Corner Lots
  • 4-21 — Side Lot Lines
  • 4-22 — Remnants or Outlots
  • 4-23 — Separate Ownership
  • 4-24 — Blocks
  • 4-25 — Width
  • 4-26 — Access and Egress
  • 4-27 — Variations and Exceptions
  • 4-28 — Septic Tank Installation
  • 4-29 — Parks, Schools and Public Land
  • 4-30 — Payments of Off-Site Improvements
  • 4-31 — Optimal Yield
  • 4-32 — Hydricsoils

SECTION 5 - STREETS, GENERAL STANDARDS AND DESIGN

  • 5-1 — Street Alignment
  • 5-2 — Street Layout
  • 5-3 — Street Angle
  • 5-4 — Street Half
  • 5-5 — Street Access
  • 5-6 — Street Grade
  • 5-7 — Street Width
  • 5-8 — Dead-End Streets
  • 5-9 — Temporary Cul-de-Sacs
  • 5-10 — Alleys
  • 5-11 — Reserved Strips
  • 5-12 — Service Drives

SECTION 6 - STREET CLASSIFICATION

  • 6-1 — Local Street
  • 6-2 — Collector Street
  • 6-3 — Major Thoroughfare
  • 6-4 — Arterial Highway
  • 6-5 — Freeway

SECTION 7 - MINIMUM STREET IMPROVEMENTS REQUIRED

  • 7-1 — Design
  • 7-2 — Standards
  • 7-3 — Bituminous Concrete
  • 7-4 — Surfaces
  • 7-5 — 7% Grades
  • 7-6 — Drainage
  • 7-7 — Surface Courses
  • 7-8 — Graded Width
  • 7-9 — Pavement Width
  • 7-10 — Grades
  • 7-11 — Street Names
  • 7-12 — Street Identification Signs
  • 7-13 — Roadway Cuts
  • 7-14 — Permanent Monuments
  • 7-15 — Concrete
  • 7-16 — Landscaping

SECTION 8 - SPECIAL AREA REQUIREMENTS FOR USE OF STREET STANDARDS

  • 8-1 — Curb, Gutter and Sidewalk
  • 8-2 — Ditch Cross Sections

SECTION 9 - PRELIMINARY PLATS

  • 9-1 — Authorization and Purpose
  • 9-2 — Pre-Application Conference
  • 9-3 — Application and Filing
  • 9-4 — Application Review
  • 9-5 — Preliminary Plat Requirements
  • 9-6 — Planning Commission Decision
  • 9-7 — Referral to Board
  • 9-8 — Recommendations
  • 9-9 — Notification of Commissions or Boards Decision
  • 9-10 — No Final Approval Guarantee
  • 9-11 — Expiration
  • 9-12 — Plans, Profiles and Specifications
  • 9-13 — Additional Design and Performance Standards

SECTION 10 - FINAL PLATS AND CONSTRUCTION/INFRASTRUCTURE PLANS

  • 10-1 — Applicability
  • 10-2 — Pre-application Conference
  • 10-3 — Application and Filing
  • 10-4 — Application Review
  • 10-5 — Final Plat Requirements
  • 10-6 — Construction/Infrastructure Plans and Additional Submission Requirements
  • 10-7 — Approving Authority and Approval of Final Plats and Construction/Infrastructure Plans
  • 10-8 — Final Plat Approvals and Conditions
  • 10-9 — Extensions
  • 10-10 — Non-Conformance

SECTION 11 - COMPLIANCE WITH CHAPTER

SECTION 12 - ENFORCEMENT

  • 12-1
  • 12-2

SECTION 13 - CHANGES OR AMENDMENTS

SECTION 14 - VALIDITY

SECTION 15 - REPEAL OF CONFLICTING ORDINANCES

SECTION 16 - EFFECTIVE DATE

SECTION 17 - GEOMETRIC DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS

SECTION 18 - HYDROGEOLOGIC TESTING

  • 18-1 — Central Water Supplies (Public Wells)
  • 18-2 — Private Individual Wells
  • 18-3 — Submission Requirements
  • 18-4 — Review

Date Last Modified: 03/21/2014

 
 


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