Reston Land Use College Begins July 28

July 15, 2009
OPA 130/09

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  • Land use in the Reston area is the focus of a four-session seminar beginning Tuesday, July 28.
  • To register, e-mail or call 703-324-1380, TTY 711.

More Information 

The Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning is hosting a four-session seminar focusing on the Reston area land use issues. The first session of the Reston Land Use College will be held on Tuesday, July 28, at 7 p.m. at the Reston Community Center Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road, Reston. Three subsequent sessions will be held in September. To register, e-mail or call 703-324-1380, TTY 711.

The Reston Land Use College is designed to help residents gain a better understanding of land use concepts relevant to Reston; how decisions are made regarding future development in the area; and how residents can be involved in the process of planning for future development. Through a combination of lectures and group activities, participants will learn:

  • What the Reston Master Plan is, how it has guided Reston’s development and how it relates to land use planning and zoning in Fairfax County. 
  • How the Fairfax County Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance affect development.
  • How to follow development proposals online and ways to provide input. 
  • More about a new planning study focusing on the future development of Reston. 

More information is available online, or contact Heidi Merkel, Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning, 703-324-1380, TTY 711, or


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