Department of Planning and Zoning - Projects and Studies

 ProjectsThe Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning conducts many high-profile projects and studies, as well as proposed amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and the Zoning Ordinance. Detailed information is available under each topic is available below:

  • Capital Improvement Program
    The Capital Improvement Program (CIP) is a five year guide for creating, maintaining and funding the County's present and future infrastructure requirements.
  • Dulles Suburban Center Area Study - The Dulles Suburban Center Study is a comprehensive planning study that will assess the current conditions and land usage of parcels that lie adjacent to the Washington-Dulles International Airport along the Route 28 and Route 50 corridors.
  • Exceptional Design Awards
    Sponsored by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and administered by the Department of Planning and Zoning and the Architectural Review Board, the Exceptional Design Awards program recognizes achievement in the total design of building and site; and creates an awareness of outstanding planning and design projects among design professions and the general public.
  • Fairfax Center Area Study
    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 5,550 acres west of the City of Fairfax and east of Centerville, generally between Lee-Jackson Memorial Highway (Route 50) and Lee Highway (Route 29).
  • Fairfax Forward
    Fairfax Forward is an ongoing effort to propose a new means to review and manage the Comprehensive Plan, as a replacement to the Area Plans Review process.
  • Lorton/Laurel Hill Property
    On July 15, 2002, Fairfax County received title to the former D.C. Department of Corrections facility at Lorton. The Laurel Hill Adaptive Reuse Citizens Task Force was established by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to guide the master planning of the adaptive reuse areas of Laurel Hill.
  • Seven Corners Area Study
    Fairfax County is undertaking a re-assessment of the Seven Corners area. Local residents, property and business owners, community and civic organizations, and others are participating in this open discussion.
  • Transforming Tysons
    By 2050, Tysons will be transformed into a walkable, green urban center based on a plan approved by the Board of Supervisors that updates the land use plan and zoning ordinance for Tysons.
  • Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments
  • Proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendments


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