Zoning Ordinance Amendment Work Program

The Zoning Ordinance Amendment Work Program (Work Program)is adopted by the Board of Supervisors (Board) on an annual basis in the June/July timeframe and consists of a Priority 1 and a Priority 2 list of amendment requests, which originate from the Board, Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, citizens, industry representatives and staff.  The Priority 1 list contains the amendment requests that are to be addressed over the next twelve months.   The 2016 Priority 1 Work Program was adopted July 12, 2016 and is available for viewing below.  The Priority 2 list consists of those amendment requests that will be reviewed for future Priority 1 consideration.  Information regarding the 2016 Priority 1 and Priority 2 Work Programs can be found through the links below:

2016 Adopted Priority 1 Work Program

2016 Adopted Priority 1 Work Program Summary Chart

2016 Adopted Priority 2 Work Program

The County is undertaking a project to modernize the Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance.  A specific website has been devoted to these efforts and will be updated as the project progresses.  The link to the website and additional information can be found through the link below:

zMod - Modernization of Fairfax County’s Zoning Ordinance

 Also, staff's proposal for the 2017 Zoning Ordinance Amendment Work Program (ZOAWP) will be considered by the Board's Development Process Committee at 3:00 p.m. on May 9, 2017 in Conference Room 11 of the Fairfax County Government Center.  The Government Center is located at 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA.  All committee meetings in Conference room 11 are broadcast on Channel 16,  streamed live online and available, following the meeting, to view on demand.  Review materials for the May 9, 2017 Development Process Committee can be found through the link below:

 2017 Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment Work Program, as presented to the Development Process Committee on May 9, 2017.

 In order to view any of these documents, you will need to have the free Adobe Reader Version 6.0 or higher installed on your computer.  Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Zoning Administration Division at 703-324-1314, TTY 711.


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