2009-2010 South County APR#09-IV-7MV


Amendment Information

Amendment Status:



APR# 09-IV-7MV Nomination

Supervisor District:

Lee and Mt. Vernon


Patrick Rea (c/o MVCCA)

General Location:

Generally located S of Fairfax County - Alexandria City line, W of Potomac River and NE of Fort Belvoir.



Tax Map Number(s):


Adopted Plan Map:


Adopted Plan Text:

Mount Vernon Planning District, Richmond Highway Corridor Area, Overview, Planning Objectives section guidance related to stable residential neighborhoods, limiting commercial encroachment, buffers between residential areas and high density/intensity corridors, appropriate mix of land uses within community business centers, pedestrian access to commercial areas, aesthetics and streetscape design, upgrade existing commercial development within CBC's, improve access to and ridership of public transit, appropriate redevelopment around Huntington Metro Station, consolidate small land parcels for future development, public perception of corridor and protecting, preserving and promoting environmental and historic resources. Environment section describes characteristics and sensitive nature of environmental resources within Mount Vernon Planning District.

Proposed Plan Amendment:

Add guidance to Overview, Planning Objectives section that encourages new development and redevelopment to provide bicycle and pedestrian facilities, discourage new development in resource protection areas (RPA's), and to follow the recommendations of the adopted Watershed Managment Plans with regard to utilization of low impact development techniques (LID), encouraging reductions in amount of impervious surfaces, and encouraging conservation of urban forest assets. Update Overview, Environment section by incorporating language from adopted Watershed Management Plans.

FINAL Staff Report:

APR# 09-IV-7MV Final Staff Report

Task Force 

Meeting Date:

Lee District Task Force:  Monday, March 1, 2010
Mt. Vernon District Task Force:  Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Task Force Report:

APR# 09-IV-7MV Mt. Vernon Task Force Report
APR# 09-IV-7MV Lee Task Force Report

Planning Commission 

Screening Date:

December 9, 2009

Staff PC Screening Recommendation:

Forward for further consideration

PC Screening Outcome:

Forward for further consideration

Public Hearing Date:
Mark-up Date:

June 16, 2010
June 30, 2010

Planning Commission 

Recommend staff alternative but modify Environment section proposed Plan language, line 10 to read "(LID) practices, projects to restore riparian buffers and streams, outreach "and"..." Modify line 13 to read "improvements. The plans should be consulted during reviews of proposed comprehensive plan amendments and rezoning applications".

Board of Supervisors 

Public Hearing Date:

July 27, 2010

BOS Action:

Adopt PC recommendation.

BOS Adopted Text:

Summary of Adopted Amendments (Non-VDOT Review Items)

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