F-4. - Cornfield Local Agricultural and Forestal District (AR 83-D-005-4).  


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  • (a)

    The following parcel of land situated in the Dranesville District, and more particularly described herein, is hereby included in the Cornfield Local Agricultural and Forestal District:

    Owner Fairfax County Tax
    Map Parcel Number
    Acreage
    9600 Arnon Chapel, LLC 8-3 ((1)) 53Z1 22.75
    8-3 ((1)) 54Z1 5.07
    Total 27.82

     

    (b)

    The Cornfield Local Agricultural and Forestal District is renewed effective June 6, 2017, pursuant to Chapter 44, Title 15.2 of the Virginia Code ` and Chapter 115 of the Fairfax County Code, and is therefore subject to the provisions of those Chapters and the following provisions:

    (1)

    That no parcel included within the district shall be developed to a more intensive use than its existing use at the time of adoption of the ordinance establishing such district for eight years from the date of adoption of such ordinance. This provision shall not be construed to restrict expansion of or improvements to the agricultural or forestal use of the land, as represented on the application materials associated with this approval and as remains in conformance with the approved Forest Management Plan for the property, or to prevent the construction of one additional house within the district, where otherwise permissible by applicable law, for either an owner, a member of an owner's family, or for a tenant who farms the land.

    (2)

    That no parcel added to an already established district shall be developed to a more intensive use than its existing use at the time of addition to the district for eight years from the date of adoption of the original ordinance, subject to continued conformance with the approved Forest Management Plan for the property.

    (3)

    That land used in agricultural and forestal production within the agricultural and forestal district of local significance shall automatically qualify for an agricultural and forestal value assessment on such land pursuant to Chapter 4, Article 19 of the Fairfax County Code and to Section 58.1-3230 et seq. of the Virginia Code, if the requirements for such assessment contained therein are satisfied.

    (4)

    That the district shall be reviewed by the Board of Supervisors at the end of the eight-year period and that the Board may, by ordinance, renew the district or a modification thereof for another eight-year period. No owner(s) of land shall be included in any agricultural and forestal district of local significance without such owner's written approval.

    (5)

    The applicants shall continue to implement and abide by the recommendations of the Forest Management Plan, prepared by the Virginia Department of Forestry (VADOF) on October 15, 2007, for the life of the Cornfield Local Agricultural and Forestal District. The Forest Management Plan may be updated from time to time as determined necessary by VADOF. If the applicants choose to harvest the timber on the lands within this Agricultural and Forestal District, such harvesting shall be in coordination with the State Forester, to ensure that appropriate techniques designed to protect water quality are utilized.

    (6)

    All waste water resulting from the cleaning and draining of the swimming pool located on the property shall contain a minimum dissolved oxygen concentration of 4.0 milligrams per liter prior to discharge. Pool water shall be neutralized to a PH level between 6.0 and 9.0 prior to discharge. Sufficient amounts of lime or soda ash shall be added to achieve a PH approximately equal to that of the receiving stream.

    (7)

    The establishment and continuation of this district depends upon the implementation of each of the terms and conditions stated in this ordinance. This district may, at the sole discretion of the Board of Supervisors, be subject to reconsideration and may be terminated if such action is determined to be warranted by the Board of Supervisors upon determination that the terms and conditions stated in this ordinance are not being implemented. The reconsideration/ termination shall be in accordance with the procedures for the establishment, renewal, or amendment of an A & F District as outlined in Section 115 of the County Code.

    (8)

    The establishment and continuation of this district depends upon the continuing legality and enforceability of each of the terms and conditions stated in this ordinance. This district may, at the discretion of the Board of Supervisors, be subject to reconsideration and may be terminated if warranted in the discretion of the Board of Supervisors upon determination by a court or any declaration or enactment by the General Assembly that renders any provisions illegal or unenforceable. The reconsideration/termination shall be in accordance with the procedures for the establishment, renewal, or amendment of an A & F District as outlined in Section 115 of the County Code and shall include an opportunity for the property owner(s) to demonstrate that the determination by a court or the declaration or enactment by the General Assembly does not apply to the conditions of this district. (32-83-A/F-005; 20-91-F; 31-99-F; 01-08-F-4; 10-17-F-04.)