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Exceptional Design Awards

Exceptional Design Awards

The Exceptional Design Awards program recognizes outstanding achievement in the total design of a building and the site and to create an awareness of superior planning and design projects. The 2014 Awards Ceremony will be held on September 23, 2014 during the Board meeting. The program is sponsored by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and administered by the County's Department of Planning and Zoning in cooperation with the County Architectural Review Board and the Northern Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.


Public Safety Headquarters

Public Safety Headquarters

The county’s police and firefighters will soon get a new, green headquarters. The eight-story building is under construction next to the Herrity Building, along Monument Drive and Government Center Parkway. It is anticipated to open in 2017.


Animal Adoptions- Guinea Pig

Animal Adoptions

Considering adding a new pet to your household?  Visit the Fairfax County Animal Shelter and meet adoptable dogs and puppies, cats and kittens, bunnies, guinea pigs, ferrets, gerbils, birds, parrots, snakes and turtles! 






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