Planning Commission

Fairfax County, Virginia

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Fairfax, VA 22035

Jill G. Cooper,
Executive Director



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At-Large Commissioner

James Hart

James R. Hart
Vice Chairman

James R. Hart was appointed to the Planning Commission by the Board of Supervisors in December 2003 as one of three At-Large Commissioners. His current term will expire at the end of December 2019. In 2013 Commissioner Hart was elected Parliamentarian of the Planning Commission and held that position through 2015; in 2016 and 2017 he was elected Secretary and in 2018 he was elected Vice Chairman.

Commissioner Hart has been an at-large member of the Fairfax County Board of Zoning Appeals since January 2000. He was formerly on the Fairfax County Board of Equalization and formerly chaired the countywide Non-motorized Transportation (Trails) Committee. From 1994 to 2004, Hart was an active member of the Western Fairfax County Citizens Association, serving as president from 1996-1998 and chair of the Land Use Committee from 1998-2000. He previously represented the Virginia Run Community Association on Sully District Council. In 2016, Hart received the Citation of Merit from the Fairfax County Federation of Citizens Associations.

Commissioner Hart, a graduate of the University of Virginia's School of Law, received his undergraduate degree from the UVA School of Architecture. He has been a Director of the law firm of Hart & Horan, P.C. since 1998. Commissioner Hart is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Fairfax Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.

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