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Reston Planning and Zoning Committee Seeks Members

by Fatimah Waseem November 27, 2017 at 11:30 am 1 Comment

The Reston Planning and Zoning Committee is seeking members to serve on the advisory body, which is intended to ensure development in Reston is in concert with its designation as a planned community.

In order to serve on the committee, members must be residents of Reston and over 18 years old. The 15-member body  has five regular positions and  three associate positions that are expiring this year

Regular members have three year terms while associate members serve one-year terms that begin in January. Meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the North County Government Center (1801 Cameron Glen Drive). The position is a volunteer-based only.

Applications are being accepted online. The deadline is Dec. 16.

The committee does not have any statutory authority; however, it is seen by local government authorities as a source of advise on land use matters. The future scope of the committee is likely to shift from initial residential development to considerations of redevelopment activities, especially the development of commercial and industrial space, according to the committee’s website

  • Greg

    “The committee does not have any statutory authority….”

    Abolish it. One more toothless, feckless, useless, do-nothing government thing.

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