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Marshall Pic2On October 12, 2017 the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors approved the Marshall Code, which included (1) A Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment to Create Three New Zoning Districts: Marshall Town (M-T), Marshall Gateway (M-G) and Marshall Residential (M-R); (2) a Zoning Map Amendment to Rezone Properties within a Portion of Downtown Marshall to Three New Zoning Districts; and (3) A Zoning Ordinance Text Amendment to Create the Marshall Historic District and a Zoning Map Amendment to Include the Boundaries of the Marshall Historic District (MHD). The official Code can be found in Article 4 of the Zoning Ordinance.

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Marshall Code Zoning Map


Marshall Code: Zoning Map

Marshall Historic District Map


Marshall Historic District Map

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  • What is The Marshall Code?
  • Why did the County adopt on new Zoning for Marshall?
  • Why was a local Historic District adopted?
  • Is my property affected?
  • How can this be 'Form Based Code' since uses are still regulated?
  • Why is the new zoning better than the previous zoning?
  • I am a business owner on Main Street. How does the Code help me?
  • I am an existing homeowner in the residential neighborhoods. How will this new Code affect me?
  • I'm already in the special Marshall Taxing district; will this Code increase the amount I am taxed to pay for more sidewalks, lights & maintenance?
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