Fairfax County Comprehensive Plan 2013 Edition (as amended*)

The Comprehensive Plan is required by state law to be used as a guide in decision-making about the built and natural environment by the county's Board of Supervisors and other agencies, such as the Planning Commission.  It is also a guide for County staff and the public to use in the planning process.

PolicyPlan Policy Plan -  The Countywide Policy Element of The Comprehensive Plan for Fairfax County, Virginia

The Board of Supervisors goals, policies and objectives regarding land use, transportation, housing, the environment, human services, public facilities, parks and recreation, revitalization, economic development and heritage resources. (includes Transportation Plan and Chesapeake Bay Supplement)
Area I Area I
Covers and Table of Contents
Planning Districts: Annandale | Baileys | Jefferson | Lincolnia
Merrifield Suburban Center: Area Wide Recommendations | Land Unit Recommendations
Area II Area II
Covers and Table of Contents
Planning Districts: Fairfax | Vienna | McLean | McLean CBC - Open Space Design Standards
Tysons Corner Urban Center:  Area Wide Recommendations | District Recommendations 

Area III

Area III
Covers and Table of Contents
Planning Districts: Bull Run | Pohick | Upper Potomac
Suburban Centers: Dulles Suburban Center | Fairfax Center Area
Area IV Area IV
Covers and Table of Contents
Planning Districts: Lower Potomac (includes Laurel Hill) | Mount Vernon Part 1 (Overview Richmond Hwy) | Mount Vernon Part 2 (Planning Sectors) | Rose Hill
Springfield | Franconia-Springfield Area and Fort Belvoir North Area

Fairfax County Comprehensive Land Use Plan Map
Countywide Transportation Plan Map
 | Countywide Trails Plan Map

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Related Information

Compehensive Plan Amendment Process
Historic Comprehensive Plan Documents
Proposed Plan Amendments
Recently Adopted Plan Amendments
E-mail Subscription for Comprehensive Plan Announcements
Frequently Asked Questions about the Comprehensive Plan
2232 Review Process

Instructions for using the Plan on the Web

* The "Amended Through [date]" in each section header of The Plan, identifies when that section was last updated. Sections of the Comprehensive Plan are updated periodically to incorporate Plan amendments adopted by the Board of Supervisors. The Web edition of the Comprehensive Plan is the most up-to-date.  Please contact the Planning Division of the Deparment of Planning and Zoning at (703) 324-1380 for information concerning previous editions of the Comprehensive Plan and previously adopted Plan amendments.  

Fairfax County Comprehensive Plan Land Use Map
Fairfax County Comprehensive Plan Map

The Comprensive Planning Process in Fairfax County


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