Fairfax Forward - What's New
Public Participation Survey
A public participation survey is available to gather input on public meetings you attended for individual studies. Click here to fill out the survey.
Proposals to Amend the Plan or the Work Program
Proposals to amend a specific Comprehensive Plan recommendation, change the order of the work program studies, or add a study to the work program can be submitted to the Department of Planning and Zoning (DPZ) beginning March 31, 2014. Anyone would be eligible to submit a proposal. Interested parties are encouraged to speak with DPZ staff and their District Supervisor prior to submission. Once submitted, a proposal would be available for public review. The formal review of all proposals is proposed to begin around February 2016. Submit an idea.
2015 Fairfax Forward Evaluation
The draft evaluation criteria for the review of Fairfax Forward, measuring the efficiency, effectiveness, accessibility, and impact of the new Plan review process and the Pilot Work Program are now available.
- The evaluation focuses on progress made on the schedule, approach to planning studies, and public participation and establishes a benchmark for future evaluations. The review is proposed to formally begin in July 2015, two years after the adoption of Fairfax Forward.
- Comments on the draft evaluation criteria will be collected from October 7, 2013 through November 25, 2013 via emai l or sent to the Department of Planning and Zoning, Attn: Fairfax Forward Evaluation, 12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 730, Fairfax, VA 22035.