Staff Reports for Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments

Zoning Ordinance Amendments
The following proposed amendments to the Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance are scheduled to be authorized or have been authorized for advertisement of public hearings before the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors. Please note that hearing dates and times may be subject to change.

For the convenience of the public, copies of the Staff Reports for the Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments are available for review in portable document format (PDF) by clicking the amendment title below. In order to view these documents, you will need to have the free Adobe Reader Version 6.0 or higher installed on your computer. Some attachments to the Staff Reports may not be available in electronic format. If you are interested in viewing these documents, please contact the Zoning Administration Division at 703-324-1314.

Planned Tysons Corner Urban (PTC) District Regulations Regarding the Maximum Floor Area for High Trip Generating Uses

Modifies the maximum development intensity limitations for uses located in a Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) within one quarter mile of a Metrorail Station entrance. The changes specifically relate to the maximum floor area ratio (FAR) for "other high trip generating uses" or "HTGUs" in the PTC District.

Planning Commission Public Hearing:  February 8, 2017 at 8:15 p.m.
Board of Supervisors' Public Hearing:  March 14, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Planned Development Housing (PDH) District and Group 5 Special Permit, Commercial Recreation Uses

Modify the list of uses allowed in the PDH Districts to include indoor archery ranges, fencing and other similar indoor recreational uses as Group 5 Commercial Recreation Uses that may be permitted by right as a secondary use, provided such uses are represented on an approved final development plan.

Planning Commission Public Hearing:  February 23, 2017 at 8:15 p.m.
Board of Supervisors' Public Hearing:  February 28, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Commercial Vehicles in Residential Districts

Revises the commercial vehicles definition to (1) include those vehicles which bear or display indicators that the vehicle is designed or used for commercial purposes, or which is licensed as a 'for hire' vehicle; and (2) clarify those vehicles that are specifically not commercial vehicles.  The amendment also clarifies those commercial vehicles that are prohibited from parking in residential districts.

Planning Commission Public Hearing:  February 23, 2017 at 8:15 p.m.
Board of Supervisors' Public Hearing:  April 4, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

Public Hearing Location

All public hearings are held in the Government Center at the following location:
Board Auditorium
Fairfax County Government Center
12000 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, Virginia

Speaker Information

Persons wishing to speak at the public hearings on these topics may call the Office of the Clerk to the Planning Commission, 703-324-2865, TTY 703-324-7951 and the Office of the Clerk to the Board of Supervisors, 703-324-3151, TTY 703-324-3903, to be placed on the respective speakers' list or may appear and be heard.

Sign up for the speakers' list online:
Planning Commission
Board of Supervisors 

For More Information

For confirmation of hearing dates and times or additional information regarding any of these issues, please contact the Zoning Administration Division at 703-324-1314, TTY 711.

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