Learn about Land Use and Planning in Fairfax County


Fairfax County Office of Public Affairs
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 551
Fairfax, VA 22035-0065
703-324-3187, TTY 703-324-2935, FAX 703-324-2010

April 20, 2005


Learn about Land Use and Planning in Fairfax County on May 2
Providence District Sponsoring Seminar Series

Interested in demystifying the land use and planning process in Fairfax County? On May 2, from 7:30 to 9 p.m., county residents can attend a free seminar with county staff to learn more about land use and planning. This seminar will be held in the cafeteria of the Fairhill Elementary School, 3001 Chichester Lane, Fairfax.

Seminar participants will get an introduction into the legal and legislative issues that affect land use, such as the Dillon Rule. Other topics will include an exploration of by-right development and zoning administration and enforcement issues. Speakers will include Karen Harwood, Office of the Fairfax County Attorney; Bruce Nassimbeni, Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services; and Bill Shoup, Fairfax County Department of Planning Zoning.

Additionally, the transportation demand management consultant for the Vienna Metro Station area will present an overview of the project process and gather community feedback and suggestions for the project.

The May 2 seminar is sponsored by Providence District Supervisor Linda Q. Smyth, and the event is the first of a series of free seminars about land use and planning. Future seminars, which have not been scheduled yet, will feature speakers from county agencies, discussing topics including the county zoning ordinance, the comprehensive plan, proffers, storm water management and more.

For more information about the May 2 seminar or future seminar dates, please contact Michael Wing, office of the Providence District Supervisor at 703-560-6946, TTY 703-207-9407 or visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/gov/bos/pd.

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