Claude Williamson has been named Arlington County’s Acting Director for Community Housing, Planning and Development (CPHD).
Projects & Planning News
The Arlington County Board will consider a Use Permit requested by Arlington Public Schools for the renovation of the Stratford School building on Vacation Lane.
The Board approved a site plan and rezoning at 4201 N. Fairfax Drive for a mixed-use project that will include a new church, daycare facility, multi-family apartments that will include 48 committed affordable units and public art.
The Board took several actions in a coordinated effort to enact the vision outlined in the Western Rosslyn Area Plan (WRAP). The approval of several use permits and site plans will deliver a new school, new fire station, transportation network improvements, parks and open space, affordable housing, retail and new residential space to the Western Rosslyn community by 2021.
On Feb. 11, Joint Facilities Advisory Commission members, interested residents, a member of the County Board and two members of the School Board took a morning bus tour of sites that illustrate current conditions or could help the County Government and Arlington Public Schools resolve pressing capital facilities needs.
The public and news media are invited to join a three-hour County bus tour Feb. 11 by Arlington’s Joint Facilities Advisory Commission (JFAC), as members visit sites that illustrate current conditions or could help the County Government and Arlington Public Schools resolve pressing capital facilities needs.
Important steps are being taken in the redesign of Clarendon Circle – to make it more accessible and safe for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists traveling through the intersection of Wilson and Clarendon boulevards and Washington Boulevard.
Purchase of two properties that abut the Fire Station No. 8 site on Lee Highway will make it possible to put the temporary fire station there.
The County Board today approved changes to the Zoning Ordinance that give the Board the authority, subject to use permit approval, to modify height and setback requirements and revise existing provisions for allowing the Board to approve modifications in parking requirements for elementary, middle and high schools.
The Arlington County Board today approved a contract to plan and design a new Lubber Run Community Center, following a robust community engagement process set to begin in early 2017. The Board also approved a contract to expand Barcroft gymnastics gym.