Comprehensive Plan Amendments



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Staff Reports for Proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendments Scheduled for Public Hearing

The Code of Virginia requires localities to review their Comprehensive Plans at least once every five years. The Fairfax County Comprehensive Plan is evaluated more frequently to manage the dynamic changes in the County and to conduct Plan maintenance.  Plan amendments are initiated by a motion by the Board of Supervisors. In order for an amendment to be adopted, it must be the subject of a public hearing before the Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors. See the Planning Commission's Meeting Calendar for information about currently scheduled Planning Commission public hearings. The Board of Supervisors must vote to adopt the amendment in order to change the Plan.  Staff reports for the proposed amendments scheduled for public hearing are listed below. Click on the Plan amendment number that precedes the name of the amendment to review the staff report. Staff reports are in portable document format (PDF). You will need Adobe Reader version 6.0 or greater installed on your computer to view these files.   

This page contains only Plan amendments for which staff reports have been published.  Please visit the Fairfax Forward page to view other Plan amendments currently being reviewed.   

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2013-I-L1(A) - Lincolnia Planning District, Phase I: Comprehensive Plan Amendment 2013-I-L1 (A) proposes editorial revisions to the existing Comprehensive Plan guidance and changes to reflect existing conditions and more recent planning efforts, such as the Great Parks, Great Communities 2010-2020 Park System Plan. Phase II of the Lincolnia Planning District study is anticipated to begin in early 2016.

             Planning Commission public hearing:  Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 8:15 PM.  
             Board of Supervisors public hearing:  Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 4:00 PM.

2013-CW-T3 - Completed Transportation Facilities: Comprehensive Plan Amendment 2013-CW-T3 considers removing completed transportation improvements from the Comprehensive Plan, including the Area Plans, the Countywide Transportation Plan Map, and the Comprehensive Land Use Plan Map. The amendment also proposes to add county-owned commuter parking facilities to the maps, to modify the maps' legends, and to correct editorial oversights.  The proposed Transportation Plan map can be viewed here.

             Planning Commission public hearing:  Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 8:15 PM.  
             Board of Supervisors public hearing:  Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 4:00 PM.

S13-CW-T1 - Leland Road Connector:  On January 29, 2013, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors (BOS) authorized Plan Amendment (PA) S13-CW-T1 to evaluate removal of the 0.3-mile extension of Leland Road from the Fairfax County Transportation Plan. The Leland Road Extension is shown to connect Leland Road from its terminus at Pickwick Road westward to intersect with Old Centreville Road at Lee Highway. The proposed Plan amendment considers removing the Leland Road Extension from the Comprehensive Plan and from the Transportation Plan Map.

             Planning Commission public hearing:  Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 8:15 PM.  
             Board of Supervisors public hearing:  Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 4:00 PM.

2015-III-DS1 -Dulles Suburban Center, Land Unit J, Commonwealth Centre, Wegmans: On January 13, 2015 the Board of Supervisors authorized the consideration of a Comprehensive Plan amendment for a portion of Tax Map Parcel 44-1 ((1)) 6 in Land Unit J of the Dulles Suburban Center, Sully Supervisor District. The adopted Plan recommendation is for a mix of uses that include office, conference center/hotel, industrial/flex and industrial uses at an average intensity of .50 FAR. The Plan amendment considers retail uses up approximately 180,000 square feet on 21 acres.

             Planning Commission public hearing:  Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 8:15 PM.  
             Board of Supervisors public hearing:  Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 4:00 PM.

2013-CW-4CP - Conservation Areas and Community Improvement Areas: Plan amendment 2013-CW-4CP proposes to remove references to expired Conservation Areas and Community Improvement Areas deemed completed, from the Comprehensive Plan.

           Planning Commission public hearing:  Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 8:15 PM.  Decision only deferred to Thursday, September 17, 2015.
           Board of Supervisors public hearing:  Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 4:00 PM.

For More Information

Contact the Planning Division of the Department of Planning and Zoning at 703-324-1380, TTY 711, for more information about the planning process.

 


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