September 29, 2016

Land Use/Development

cropped-imageedit_1_4429252665.pngProactive engagement with citizens who are leading and participating in projects that foster a sense of community throughout the entire Occoquan District.


Goal Area 8 - Lande Use/Development

Use the remaining undeveloped land in the Occoquan District to attract and incentivize business, preserve open space in the mid-County region, and encourage redevelopment using Smart Growth Principles.
Objective #DescriptionAction StrategiesDone 
LUD-02Identify potential redevelopment areas within the Occoquan District1. Work with to Civic Associations to envision uses for properties in need of redevelopment
2. Partner with developers to bring community vision to properties to fruition
3. Search for funding sources for redevelopment
4. Engage appropriate County Departments to share proposed visions. Specifically work with east end Economic Development staff member.
LUD-01Update Comprehension Plan for development, transit, parks and public facility needs1. Work with stakeholders (County staff, Civic Associations) to revise Comprehensive Plan
2. Ensure sustainability and protect unique natural resources
3. Align transit planning with Comprehensive Plan
LUD-03Revise Parkway Employment Small Area Plan1. Initiate Staff Directive for community, staff, and private interest groups, to develop plan to reenvision the Parkway Employment CenterDone
2. Create ad-hoc Citizen Advisory Committee compirsed of private citizens, developers, and business personsHosted a community charette
3. Identify and initiate infrastructure needs for inclusion in the small area plan Traffic light approved for Horner Road Comuuter lot/Telegraph Road

Partial funding received for extension of Summit School Road and widening of Telegraph

Initiated plan for increased capacity at Horner Road Commuter Lot

4. Meet with business leaders to determine types of businesses that can be attracted to the sector plan areaKaiser Permanente planning to build large facility along Minnieville Road