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MOTION: NOHE August 3, 2016 <br />Regular Meeting <br />SECOND: CADDIGAN Ord. No. 16-33 <br />RE: ZONING TEXT AMENDMENT #DPA2016-00002, MINOR <br />MODIFICATIONS TO EXISTING TELECOM FACILITIES — <br />COUNTYWIDE <br />ACTION: APPROVED <br />WHEREAS, in accordance with Title 15.2-2285 of the Code of Virginia, Ann., <br />the Board of County Supervisors may amend the Zoning Ordinance whenever it determines <br />that public necessity, health, safety, convenience, general welfare and good zoning practice <br />necessitate such change; and <br />WHEREAS, amending the Zoning Ordinance pertaining to the above - <br />referenced issue is required by public necessity, convenience, general welfare and good zoning <br />practice, and is consistent with the intent of Title 15.2-2283 of the Code of Virginia, Ann.; and <br />WHEREAS, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted new <br />rules for existing telecommunications facilities which require administrative approval of minor <br />modifications of existing facilities; and <br />WHEREAS, this necessitates a change to the provisions of Part 240 — Mobile <br />and Land -Based Telecommunications Facilities of the Zoning Ordinance to provide for minor <br />modifications of existing telecommunications facilities as required by new FCC rules; and <br />WHEREAS, the Prince William Board of County Supervisors duly ordered, <br />advertised, and held a public hearing on July 13, 2016, at which time public testimony was <br />received and the merits of the above -referenced Zoning Text Amendment were considered; and <br />WHEREAS, the Prince William County Board of Supervisors believes that <br />public general welfare, as well as good zoning practices, are served by the adoption of this <br />Zoning Text Amendment; <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED that the Prince William County <br />Board of Supervisors does hereby adopt Zoning Text Amendment #DPA2016-00002, Minor <br />Modifications to Existing Telecom/Wireless Facilities. <br />