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Sponsor: Meeting Date:
Mark S. & Angela S. Smith (Owners)/Fauquier December 20, 2018
Health Foundation d/b/a PATH Foundation
Staff Lead: Division:
Josh Frederick, Senior Planner Planning Division
Special Exception - SPEX-18-010208 - Mark S. & Angela S. Smith (Owners)/Fauquier Health Foundation
d/b/a PATH Foundation (Applicant) - Wellness Retreat at Twin Oaks - An application for a Category 9
Special Exception to establish a Residential Wellness Resort. (PIN 6975-99-1300-000, Center District)
Topic Description:
A residential wellness retreat is proposed which will provide a spiritual, holistic approach to wellness as a
means of recovery from substance abuse. The facility is proposed to house up to 24 guests within an
existing single-family dwelling and accompanying guest house, and will be supported by up to 12 full-time
staff and eight part-time staff. The property is located at 6791 James Madison Highway.
Requested Action:
Conduct the Public Hearing and forward a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors.
Financial Impact Analysis:
None required
Identify any other Departments, Organizations or Individuals that would be affected by this
Virginia Department of Health (VDH)
Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT)
Virginia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Services (DBHDS)
Fauquier County Commissioner of the Revenue
Surrounding Property Owners

Staff Report
Statement of Justification
Plat / Development Plan
AOSE Letter
Property Photos