A Large Lot Subdivision may be used to subdivide properties that meet the following criteria:

  • The property is zoned Agriculture (RA) or Conservation (RC).

  • A valid Subdivision Potential Letter shows that a large lot division is available.

  • The new lot must be a minimum of 50 acres in size.

Application Requirements:

A complete application must be submitted to Community Development to begin the County review and approval process for all Large Lot Subdivisions.

First Submission Minimum Requirements:

Additional Information that may be required:

  • A Deed of Ingress-Egress Easement may be required where private streets or access easements are proposed.

  • Does your application involve using an existing Private Road for access? If so, these additional requirements may apply. 

  • Verification of Fauquier County Health Department approval for all existing and proposed individual sanitary septic systems. See Sanitary Sewer and Water for required plat notes.

  • Entrance review letter or entrance permit from the Virginia Department of Transportation for all existing or proposed access points.

Signature Set submission for Approval:

Once the Large Lot Subdivision Plat and all necessary documentation has been reviewed and deemed ready for approval, the Signature Set Submission must be made to the County. The Signature Set Submission must include:

  • Five (5) copies of the Plat with all required original signatures

  • One (1) copy of each Deed with all required original signatures

  • Flash Drive containing individual PDF copies of all resubmission materials

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