Huntington (Alexandria, VA) Transit Area Comprehensive Plan Updated


Source:  Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning (DPZ), Planning Division

Subject:  Plan Amendments 2015-IV-MV4 (Huntington TSA, Land Unit G) and 2015-IV-MV5 (Huntington TSA, Land Unit I) Adopted Texts


The 2017 Edition of the Comprehensive Plan has been updated as a result of Plan amendments 2015-IV-MV4 and 2015-IV-MV5,adopted by the Board of Supervisors on January 23, 2018.  


2017-04 - Huntington TSA, Land Unit G (pt.) (2015-IV-MV4):  This Plan amendment added a development option for mixed-use redevelopment, including residential and/or office, hotel and supporting restaurant/retail uses up to an intensity of 3.0 floor area ratio (FAR) on Tax Map parcel 83-1((1))33 with consolidation of adjacent property or up to 2.6 FAR without consolidation, located along Huntington Avenue within Land Unit G of the Huntington Transit Station area.   Also expands the Huntington Transit Development Area to include Tax Map parcel 83-1((1))33.


2017-05 - Huntington TSA, Land Unit I (2015-IV-MV5): This Plan amendment revised Plan recommendations for Tax Map parcels 83-1((23))1-364 and 83-1((1))32 within Land Unit I of the Huntington Transit Station Area and the MV1-Huntington Community Planning Sector. The approximately 19.5 acre property is generally located south of Huntington Avenue, north of North Kings Highway and west of the Huntington Metrorail Station. The amendment modified the Plan option to recommend transit-oriented mixed-use development up to an intensity of 3.5 FAR, with conditions.


The adopted text for these amendments (adopted text Nos. 2017-04 and 2017-05) can be found here for 2017-04, and here for 2017-05, and they revised the Mount Vernon Planning District section of the Area IV volume of the Comprehensive Plan.


You may need to take the following steps:


1.  If you maintain a paper copy of the Comprehensive Plan, please print the affected section and replace the old text in your Plan notebooks.


2.  If you have "short cuts" or "favorites" on your computer that link to the Plan, be sure to refresh those links and check to be sure they link to the newest version by checking the “amended through” dates in these revised sections. 


For information about the Comprehensive Plan and the planning process, contact the Planner of the Day for the DPZ Planning Division weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Call 703-324-1380 or visit the 7th floor, Herrity Building, 12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax.   More frequent updates on planning activities can be received by liking the  Fairfax County Land Use Planning Facebook page.

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