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Tony Castrilli,
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News Releases

Caussin Appointed Interim Chief of Fire and Rescue


Fairfax County Assistant Fire Chief John Caussin has been named interim chief of the Fire and Rescue Department, effective April 30. Caussin will replace Fire Chief Richard Bowers Jr., who retires…

Learn about Zoning Trends at Two Community Meetings for Fairfax County’s Zoning Modernization Project


Fairfax County will hold community meetings on May 8 and 10 as part of its overall effort to modernize its zoning ordinance, called zMOD. zMOD aims to make the county’s 1970s-era zoning ordinance easier to use, and the project supports the county’s Learn about Zoning Trends at Two Community Meetings for Fairfax County’s Zoning Modernization Project

Attend the May 3, 2018 Tysons Open House for Free Tastings, Live Music and More


New homes, restaurants, shops, theaters, parks and roads—come to the Tysons Open House to learn what’s happening in Fairfax County’s dynamic “downtown.” It’s your chance to experience what it’s like to live, work, shop and play in Tysons.

This free event will be held…

Bettina Lawton Appointed to Fairfax County Electoral Board


Bettina M. Lawton was recently appointed by the Fairfax Circuit Court and sworn in as a member of theFairfax CountyElectoral Board. She replaces Seth Stark who resigned effective April 10 after serving on the Electoral Board from 2011.

In each county and city in Virginia, a three-member Electoral Board is responsible for the proper and orderly conduct of all…

Fairfax County to Present Embark Richmond Highway at ITE Conference

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Fairfax County will present its work on Embark Richmond Highway at the prestigious Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) Mid-Colonial District Annual Conference on April 16 in Philadelphia.

The county’s transportation and land use planners will discuss the ambitious effort to…

Planning Commission Approves Proposal to Allow Conversion of Empty Offices in Suburban Neighborhoods

Fairfax County Holds Smart Cities Readiness Workshop to Harness Innovative Tech


Streetlights that act like Fitbits, collecting and reporting data on air quality, parking spaces or pedestrian and vehicle traffic. Traffic lights that adjust their timing based on real-time, road conditions to keep cars moving. Fairfax County Holds Smart Cities Readiness Workshop to Harness Innovative Tech

Fairfax County to Hold Public Hearings on Proposed Zoning Rules for Short-Term Lodging


Today, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors authorized public hearings for proposed new zoning rules on short-term lodgings, such as those offered through Airbnb, VRBO and Flipkey.

The Fairfax County to Hold Public Hearings on Proposed Zoning Rules for Short-Term Lodging

Report Issued in Response to Allegations Made by Fire and Rescue Battalion Chief


Fairfax County Deputy County Executive for Public Safety Dave Rohrer today issued a report on his review of allegations made by Fire and Rescue Department Battalion Chief Kathleen Stanley in her Jan. 29 resignation as interim Women's Program Officer for the department. The review was…

Fairfax County Planning Commission Recommends Approval of Embark Richmond Highway


The Fairfax County Planning Commission recommended approval on Feb. 22 for the proposed, new land use plan that supports walking, biking, and a bus rapid transit system on Richmond Highway.

Commissioners adopted 83 changes to the county’s original draft of the land use plan. More than 70 of these revisions were…