The Community Planning Section supports the Board of Supervisors in developing land use and growth management policies by conducting research and analysis, preparing policy options and managing the public process.
During the policy development process, staff:
The Community Planning program supports the Comprehensive Plan development and amendment process, and determines the need for Commission Permits and compliance with State and Federal environmental regulations such as Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) reviews.
- Organizes community meetings, forums and workshops to identify issues
- Serves as the community’s point of contact
- Advises the Planning Commission and Board on approaches for resolving issues
- Provides technical and administrative support. Staff reviews development proposals for consistency with Comprehensive Plan policy.
To contact the Community Planning Section, call 703-777-0246 or email