Planning Division

Fairfax County, Virginia

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TTY 711

12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 730
Fairfax, VA 22035

Leanna O'Donnell,

Planning in Fairfax County

Long range planning in Fairfax County is guided by the Comprehensive Plan (The Plan). The Plan, is required by state law to be used as a guide in decision-making about the built and natural environment by the county's Board of Supervisors and other agencies, such as the Planning Commission.  

This dynamic document provides objectives, policies, and guidelines to guide planning and development review considerations toward implementing county goals for the future land use, transportation and public facilities development patterns in Fairfax County for present and future generations.

Planning in Fairfax County involves many elements, including those listed below.

Additional Planning Resources

Central Business Areas Report

This report describes the 30 discrete areas that Fairfax County recommends to be CBAs for the purpose of assisting GSA in more easily finding office space and/or industrial uses such as data centers and warehouses.

Please note that the content in this report is intended for general planning purposes only.  Information shown on the maps are subject to change.


State of the Plan (2000-2010)

An evaluation of Comprehensive Plan activities between 2000-2012.  This report was published in May 2012.


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