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The Fairfax Center Area Study  

Fairfax Center Area Study Map The Fairfax Center Area Study is a multi-phase planning study to examine current recommendations and existing conditions within the Fairfax County Comprehensive Plan. The Fairfax Center Area comprises approximately 5,500 acres west of the City of Fairfax and east of Centreville, generally between Lee-Jackson Memorial Highway (Route 50) and Lee Highway (Route 29).

The Board of Supervisors adopted guidance for the Fairfax Center Area in the county's Comprehensive Plan in 1982, establishing a vision for the area. Since the plan's adoption, the area has evolved from greenfields into a community of neighborhoods, retail, and employment. The Fairfax Center Area Study provides an opportunity to assess where the Fairfax Center Area is now and how it will continue to evolve in the next 20-30 years. 

Click the tabs on the top of the screen for more information on the study.  

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Recent News

Phase II of the Fairfax Center Area study is now underway. This phase focuses on the Suburban Center portion of the Fairfax Center Area, as well as Area-wide Plan guidance. An areawide Working Group has been formed to review these sumbissions and provide guidance on Phase II of the study. Visit the meetings page for more information on the Working Group meeting schedule.

To inform this phase of the study, a submission period for proposed changes to Plan guidance for the Suburban Center and Area-wide Recommendations was held from April 17 to May 22, 2015. A complete list of the submissions is available here.

The Board of Supervisors adopted Comprehensive Plan amendments resulting from Phase I of the Fairfax Center Area study on December 2, 2014. The adopted text can be found here. 





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