Countywide Strategic Plan

Fairfax County employees work hard every day to provide the quality services that make Fairfax a great place to live, work and play. The Countywide Strategic Plan serves as a road map to help guide our future work together, focusing on the 10 Community Outcome Areas that represent the issues of greatest importance to the community and setting a clear, unified, community-driven vision for the next 10-20 years.

Our Strategic Plan

Check out the Strategic Plan

The first-ever Countywide Strategic Plan was adopted on October 5, 2021. If you'd like to review the strategic plan as a document, we invite you to download the following PDFs:

10 Community Outcome Areas

The plan focuses on the following series of 10 Community Outcome Areas that represent the issues of greatest importance to the community.
Each area includes indicators, proposed strategies, and sample metrics.

10 Community Outcome Areas

Cultural and Recreational Opportunities

Economic Opportunity

Effective and Efficient Government

Empowerment and Support for Residents Facing Vulnerability



Housing and Neighborhood Livability

Lifelong Education and Learning

Mobility and Transportation

Safety and Security

Featured Videos


Overview of Plan Development

Ten Community Outcome Areas

Ten Community Outcome Areas Video Available in Additional Languages:

Arabic / العربية         Chinese / 中文         Farsi / فارسی         Korean / 한국어         Spanish / Español         Urdu / اردو          Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt

Connecting the Dots

Aligning with One Fairfax

At the one-year anniversary of the adoption of the first-ever Countywide Strategic Plan, Fairfax continues its strong economic recovery while continuing to remain focused on serving the people and places who lack equal access to opportunity, as set forth in our One Fairfax policy.

Check out this infographic that explains how the county is applying an equity lens, our focus areas, core approaches, and outcomes.

FCPS Strategic Planning Process

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is developing a new Strategic Plan that will serve as a future roadmap. The strategic planning phase will run from October 2022 to May 2023 and will focus on alignment of goals, processes, programs and people while working through what a shared future may look like. The success of this process depends on community engagement, be sure to check it out!

Spotlight on Data

This infographic shows the relationship between the Countywide Data Analytics, Countywide Strategic Plan, and One Fairfax teams as we work together to plan for the future success of Fairfax County. For more information on countywide data, check out the following links:


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