Public Affairs

Fairfax County, Virginia

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Tony Castrilli,
Director of Public Affairs

News Releases

Proposed New Residential, Accessory and Temporary Zoning Regulations to be Presented at April 23 Public Meeting


Fairfax County has published proposed revisions to residential, accessory and temporary land uses and zoning regulations as part of its zoning modernization project called zMOD.

These proposed regulations will be presented at a…

Election Officers Needed for June 11, 2019 Primary Election


Fairfax County needs election officers for the Tuesday, June 11, 2019, Democratic primary election. There have been no calls for primaries by the Republican Party.

Apply now if you wish to work during this primary. For the best chance to…

Give Your Feedback on Urban Design Guidelines for Richmond Highway on April 4 and 6


Help shape what the streets, plazas, parks and buildings may look like in the future along the Richmond Highway corridor.

Fairfax County is working on urban design guidelines that will help to shape the corridor’s overall design, appearance and character.

Drop in anytime at two Pop-Up Studios to learn more…

Education and Career Certification Plans Move Forward at Original Mount Vernon High School


Fairfax County, Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) and Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) signed a letter of intent to offer educational and career certification programs at the Original Mount Vernon High School. The redevelopment of the…

Feb. 19 Special Election: Absentee Voting and Election Day Information


The last day to vote absentee in person for the Feb. 19, 2019, special election is Saturday, Feb. 16.

This election is to fill the currently vacant House of Delegates seat for the 86th District—and only qualified voters in this district may…

Fairfax County Proposes Loan Program for Businesses to Make Energy Efficiency Improvements to Help Fight Climate Change


Commercial, industrial and nonprofit property owners looking to make their buildings more energy efficient might get help from Fairfax County.

The county is proposing a program that would allow eligible property owners to take out loans with private lenders for energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water saving projects.

Called Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy —…

Fairfax County Proposes $2.5 Million in New Energy Efficiency Projects for LED Streetlights and Electric Vehicle Charging Stations


Fairfax County is considering funding $2.5 million in new energy efficiency projects for LED streetlights and electric vehicle charging stations.

The Board of Supervisors discussed funding for these new projects at their Feb. 12 Environmental Committee…

Know the Past, Shape the Future Black History Month Celebration


In celebration of Black History Month, Fairfax County in partnership with Cox proudly presents "Know the Past, Shape the Future," a free celebration with music, entertainment and light refreshments on Friday, Feb. 15, at the FairfaxCounty Government Center. Virginia's Lieutenant Governor Justin E. Fairfax will be…

Holiday Schedule for George Washington's Day, Monday, Feb. 18

Fairfax County Government offices are closed Monday,Feb. 18for the George Washington's Day holiday. However, some facilities are open and schedules vary. For specific schedule information, please click on the appropriate link below.

Why Do We Call it George Washington's…

Proposed New Agriculture and Commercial Zoning Regulations to be Presented at Feb. 26 Public Meeting