Zoning Ordinance Modernization (zMOD)

Fairfax County, Virginia

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703-324-1314
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12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, VA 22035

Leslie Johnson,
Zoning Administrator

zMOD - Documents & Presentations

Annotated Outline of New Ordinance

Date

Annotated Zoning Ordinance Outline August 2, 2019

Documents

Date

Memo to Planning Commission on Accessory Dwelling Units and Home-Based Businesses May 19, 2020
Summary of Proposed Changes to General Provisions & Administration, Procedures, and Enforcement March 10, 2020
zMOD Follow-up: Accessory Dwelling Units, Home-Based Businesses, and Freestanding Accessory Structures February 4, 2020
Summary of Proposed Changes Development Standards, Parking and Signs October 11, 2019
zMOD Follow-Up: Electric Vehicle Charging Stations September 3, 2019
Summary of Proposed Changes to Districts August 9, 2019
Revised Consolidated Draft of Use Regulations July 1, 2019
Accessory Dwelling Units and Home-Based Businesses Follow-Up June 7, 2019
Summary of Proposed Changes to Use Regulations - DRAFT May 1, 2019
Residential, Accessory, and Temporary Uses - DRAFT April 9, 2019
Agricultural and Commercial Uses - DRAFT January 31, 2019
Public, Institutional, and Community Uses - DRAFT

November 30, 2018

Industrial Uses Follow-Up November 30, 2018
Zoning Ordinance Structure and Industrial Uses - DRAFT September 24, 2018
Zoning Ordinance Structure Options Report April 25, 2018
zMOD Synopsis of Comments Received May 9, 2018
zMOD Public Survey Results February 26, 2018

Presentations

Date

Accessory Dwelling Units, Home-Based Businesses, and Freestanding Accessory Structures Community Meetings February 19, 2020
zMOD Follow-up: Accessory Dwelling Units, Home-Based Businesses, and Freestanding Accessory Structures February 4, 2020
Districts and Development Standards October 22, 2019
Zoning Updates and Electric Vehicle Charging Stations September 10, 2019
Zoning Ordinance Open House 2019 July 22, 2019
Consolidated Uses for Public Outreach Meeting May 14, 2019
Residential, Accessory, and Temporary Uses Presentation for Public Outreach Meeting April 23, 2019
Agricultural and Commercial Uses Presentation for Public Outreach Meeting February 26, 2019
Public, Institutional, and Community Uses Presentation for Public Outreach Meeting January 8, 2019
Public, Institutional, and Community Uses Presentation to BOS DPC December 11, 2018
Industrial Uses and Structure October 9, 2018
Zoning Ordinance Fundamentals and Trends May 2018
zMOD Kick-Off Presentation January 24, 2018
zMOD Initial Project Presentation to BOS DPC March 28, 2017

Summary of Comments

Date

Comments Synopsis since Consolidated Draft (May 2019)

January 24, 2020

Videos

Date

zMOD Update - Accessory Dwelling Units and Home-based Businesses May 7, 2020
Accessory Dwelling Units April 9, 2020
Home-Based Businesses April 9, 2020
Overview of General Provisions & Administration, Procedures, and Enforcement March 20, 2020
zMOD Follow-up: Accessory Dwelling Units, Home-Based Businesses, and Freestanding Accessory Structures February 4, 2020
Planning Commission Roundtable on zMOD Overview November 19, 2019
Presentation to Planning Commission on Districts and Development Standards, Parking, and Signs Presentation October 23, 2019
Presentation to BOS on Districts and Development Standards, Parking, and Signs October 22, 2019
Presentation to Public on Districts and Development Standards, Parking, and Signs Presentation October 22, 2019
Overview of Residential, Accessory, and Temporary Uses May 2019
Presentation to Planning Commission on Consolidated Uses May 15, 2019
Presentation to Board of Supervisors on Consolidated Uses May 14, 2019
Presentation to Public on Consolidated Uses May 14, 2019
Presentation to Public on Residential, Accessory and Temporary Uses April 23, 2019
Overview of Agricultural and Commercial Uses February 2019
Presentation to Public on Agricultural and Commercial Uses February 26, 2019
Overview of Public, Institutional, and Community Uses January 2019
Presentation to Public on Public, Institutional, and Community Uses January 8, 2019
Presentation to Board of Supervisors on Public, Institutional, and Community Uses December 11, 2018
Introduction to zMOD October 2018
Overview of Industrial Uses October 2018
Facebook Live Public Meeting Presentation October 10, 2018
Presentation to the Board of Supervisors on Industrial Uses October 9, 2018
Presentation to the Planning Commission on Industrial Uses October 9, 2018
Presentation to the Planning Commission Land Use Committee May 9, 2018
Presentation to the Board of Supervisors Development Process Committee May 8, 2018
Zoning Structure and Trends Community Meeting May 8, 2018
zMOD Kick-Off Meeting January 24, 2018
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