Planning & Zoning Committee

Chair: Andrew Vinisky
chair.pz (at)

Vice-Chair: vacant

Co-Chair Liaison: Mark Viani, co.chair2 (at)

Subcommittees:  Long Range Strategic Planning, DAS

Developers: To be placed on the Planning & Zoning meeting agenda, use the Agenda Request Form (Word format) or the printable Agenda Request Form in PDF format.  To view PDF documents you need to have installed the Adobe PDF Reader from the Adobe download center.

Next Meeting(s)
  • Planning & Zoning

    February 5 @ 7:00 pm at Mount Vernon Government Center, Community Room
  • Planning & Zoning

    March 5 @ 7:00 pm at Mount Vernon Government Center, Community Room


The mission of the Planning & Zoning Committee…

Embark – Richmond Highway‘ is a Working Group set up by our Supervisor to assure that the public is apprised of progress of the implementation of the Richmond Highway Multimodal Study made by the County staff.

For more information and updates, see the MVCCA Embark webpage at

2017 Meetings2016 Meetings2015 Meetings2014 Meetings2013 MeetingsLinks
July 10, 2017 A rezoning application to transform the existing 1,222 unit gated Riverside apartments into a pedestrian-oriented, outward facing community by adding 767 new rental apartment units, a new grid of streets, eliminating vast expanses of surface parking, and providing 4.8 acres of public park space, most of which is a linear park celebrating and providing access to Cameron Run.
June 5, 2017 * Note time change to 7:00 p.m.
May 1, 2017 CANCELLED – There are no scheduled landuse applications.
April 3, 2017 The agenda includes the following presentations:

1. Eastwood Properties, Inc. presentation for 8419 and 8423 Sky View Drive to propose a comprehensive plan amendment and rezoning to allow 11 town homes.

2. Novus Residences presentation will include information that on October 18, 2016, the Board of Supervisors amended the Comprehensive Plan for property identified as 83-3 ((1)) 20, 83-2 ((1)) 18 and 19 to allow an option for development of a multifamily building with up to 375 dwelling units. Novus Residences is now processing an application to implement the Plan recommendations for a rezoning for the approximately 5.3 acre property from the C-8 and R-4 Districts to the PRM District to allow development of up to 375 multifamily units.

March 6, 2017 The scheduled agenda:
1. Bock Farm presentation by the applicant
2. Fairfax Forward update and discussionHere is the link to the staff presentation of the proposed changes to Fairfax Forward: information on the process may be found here:
The agenda for the meeting is:

1. North Hill Rezoning (Joint with Transportation Committee) – Presentation by applicant and discussion of proposed plans)
2. Woodlawn CBC Street Grid (Joint with Transportation Committee)
3. Discussion on Verizon Wireless 2232 – applicant is not presenting, simply a discussion of whether MVCCA wants to take a position (not attached as its 6 MG, will be posted to committee website)
4. Planning Commissioner Flanagan’s Report

Supporting Documents:
Memorandum to Viani-Vinisky – 12-1-16 (A0743107).pdf
North Hill Concept Layout – 11.29.16 (A0743106).pdf
Draft Proffers – (11-16-16) (cln) (A0736033).doc
Requested Waivers and Modifications – 12-01-16 (A0742406).docx
Staff Rpt No 2232-V16-38 Verizon Wireless 5065 Richmond Highway (00866351xAC2B5).pdf

 November 7, 2016 Due to the election, the November P&Z Committee meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, November 7 at Room 217 of the South County Center and NOT the Mount Vernon Govt Center.

Due to numerous requests because numerous committee members have obligations on Tuesday, we are keeping the agenda brief:

1) Distribution of handout regarding how Homeowners Associations can increase tree canopy (From Eleanor Quigley)
2) Presentation of proposed rezoning plan for North Hill Project  (INFORMATION ONLY: There will be no vote or recommendation for action)
3) Planning Commissioner Flanagan’s Report.

 October 3, 2016 The revised agenda for Monday evening is provided below:.

1. Comprehensive Plan Amendment on North Hill Project (JOINT with MVCCA Transportation Committee)
2. New Alexandria House Construction Floodplain SE
3. Huntington Club
4. Planning Commissioner Flanagan’s Report
5. Short Term Rental Legislation

Let me know if you have any questions or require any additional information.

Supporting Documents:
North Hill Staff Report pa2016-iv-mv1.pdf
STR Resolution 091216.docx
STR Resolution Cover Letter 091216.pdf

September 12, 2016 The revised agenda is provided below:.

1. Novus Kings Crossing – Penn Daw Comprehensive Plan Amendment
2. Lennar – Huntington Comprehensive Plan Amendment
3. Planning Commissioner Flanagan’s Report
4. Deferred – Potential Townhouse project in Gum Springs/Hybla Valley (no exhibits yet)
5. Added – Presentation by Fairfax County staff on North Hill Project

Supporting Documents:
Penn Daw Comp Plan Amendment Staff Report 2015-iv-mv3.pdf
Huntington Comp Plan Amendment 2014-iv-mv3.pdf
HCA letter to Planning Commission_re Lennar proposed construction_20160815.pdf

June 6, 2016  Agenda:

1.    7-11 Alban Road – Changing Special Exception to Quick Food Store
2.    Lennar – Update on Apartments by Huntington
3.    Bock Farm Property – Rezoning and SE near hospital for Independent Living Facility
4.     Airport Noise Update

Supporting Documents:
Bock Farm Memo with Appendix.pdf
MVCCA Agenda Request (A0707143).doc
MVCCA Agenda Request 05.13.16 (A0709085).doc
REV Statement of Justification (A0708895).pdf
Revised Statement of Justification 02.05.16 (A0696905).pdf
Signal Needs Study – Parkers-Hinson Farm.pdf

April 4, 2016
March 7, 2016  MVCCA Planning & Zoning Agenda 03-07-2016
Proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendment (A0700252)
February 1, 2016  MVCCA P&Z Agenda 2-1-2016
January 4, 2016  No meeting.