Planning Division

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Leanna O'Donnell

Plan Amendment SSPA-2023-IV-7S

Amherst Avenue

locator map

2016 Proffer Reform Bill - Exempt Area

PLUS Record Number:

Tax Map Parcels:
80-4 ((1) 14, 14A, 15 and 16A

Supervisor District:

Planning District:

On July 25, 2023, the Board of Supervisors reauthorized the consideration Comprehensive Plan amendment SSPA-2023-IV-7S - Amherst Avenue. The Board requested staff to consider individual plan amendments to include, but not be limited to, the land use mixes and densities/intensities on land areas in the Springfield TSA/CBC that were accepted into the 2022-2023 Countywide SSPA process (CPN22-LE-004, CPN22-LE-006, CPN22-LE-008, and CPN22-LE-009). These site-specific amendments are anticipated to be processed in advance of a broader visioning and land use planning study for the Springfield TSA/CBC (SSPA 2023-IV-1S).

The adopted Plan for Parcels 80-4 ((1) 14, 14A, 15 calls for retail uses up to 0.70 FAR with an option of office and retail uses up to 1.5 FAR and Parcel 80-4 ((1) 16A - low intensity retail and office uses up to 0.50 FAR with a height limitation of 50 feet. The proposed Plan recommends coordination of plan recommendations with SSPA-2023-IV-6S.

Click on the map (above) for a detailed enlargement of the area.

Community Engagement

None scheduled at this time.

Franconia Land Use Committee
Monday, October 2, 2023
Planning Division staff reviewed the basic components of the Comprehensive Plan and explained the Plan amendment process.

Staff Presentation

Public hearings for this Plan amendment have not been scheduled.

Questions can be emailed or directed to Katrina Newtson at (703) 324-6122.

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