Public Affairs

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.

703-324-3187
TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035

Tony Castrilli,
Director of Public Affairs

Learn About Proposed Zoning Changes That May Affect Your Neighborhood at the 2018 Zoning Open Houses

Community gardens, farmers markets, craft manufacturing, signs, assisted living communities, aStrawberries at farmers market.nd short-term rentals, like Airbnb —these are some of the topics where Fairfax County is considering changes to its zoning rules.

Come to one of three open houses in May and June where you can learn more about how these proposed zoning changes may affect you and your neighborhood. They will take place at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria of these schools:

At the open house, you’ll be able to:

  • Hear short presentations on proposed zoning changes
  • Learn how zoning affects land use and development
  • Talk one-on-one with staff
  • Ask questions about zoning issues

Every year, the Board of Supervisors adopts a work program for zoning ordinance amendments, and this program guides which zoning changes are considered. The 2017 program contains 39 proposed amendments that include:

Public input is key to shaping proposed zoning amendments that ultimately must be approved by the Board of Supervisors. Residents are encouraged to offer their thoughts early in the process, and the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors also hold public hearings on proposed amendments.

For questions about the scheduled open houses, reasonable ADA accommodations or to offer feedback on proposed amendments, contact the Zoning Administration Division by email at or call 703-324-1314, TTY 711.

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