Fauquier County Rural Lands Plan

Your input is needed!  Fauquier County is conducting a periodic review of policies regarding the Rural Lands Plan.  It is an important procedure that can impact our county’s rural nature and open spaces.  Please read and direct comments to...

Of Assessments and Taxes

There are a number of Fauquier County homeowners who remain in a state of shock over the recently completed real estate assessments. For about 18,000 homeowners, the assessments increased, typically, 17.75%, from $321,000 to $378,000. For many, such increases did not...

Supporting the Remington Technology Park Rezoning

Based upon several news articles and two Fauquier County Department of Community Development staff reports, the board of supervisors will consider approval of the proposed Remington Technology Park on Thursday, March 8. The proposal involves rezoning of 234 acres,...

Need for Meals Tax Questioned in The Plains

The town of The Plains is pursuing a tax on food prepared by small businesses that serve such food and drink within its limits. The town is one of a handful of jurisdictions in Fauquier County permitted by state code to implement such a tax on its citizens and...