Planning + Building eNews - June 2017

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Planning + Building eNews

One-Stop Arlington: New Business Processes & Submission Requirements

Small Cell Facilities Permit

Arlington County has a new application and approval process for small cell facilities on private property and within the public right of wayThis new process starts on July 1, 2017 and is in accordance with Senate Bill 1282, enacted by the Virginia General Assembly on April 26, 2017, which establishes regulations for small cell facilities seeking to co-locate on existing structures. A copy of the legislation can be found on Virginia’s Legislative Information System.


Accessory Homestay (Airbnb) Permit

REMINDER: On July 1, 2017, a $63 filing fee is required for Accessory Homestay applications. This new fee is in accordance with the County Board’s adoption of a revised zoning fee schedule on April 22, 2017.

Landscape and Tree Preservation Plans Review Process
We recently updated the submission requirements for landscape and tree preservation plans. The new process starts July 1, 2017.

How Code Enforcement works in Arlington County
View this video and presentation to learn more about the Code Enforcement team and the investigation process. Code Enforcement is part of the Inspection Services Division (ISD) in the Department of Community Planning, Housing & Development (CPHD).

County Board Public Hearing

Public Hearings Set for Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area Map Update

The Arlington County Board will hold a public hearing on an update to the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area map, also called the Resource Protection Area (RPA) map, on July 15, 2017. 

Public Engagement 

Help us update our accessory dwelling regulations

Through July 6, tell us your thoughts on detached Accessory Dwellings, size requirements and design.  


Four Mile Run Valley Community Open House

Join us July 19, 7-10 p.m. at 2700 S. Taylor Street, to share your feedback on draft concepts of land uses and urban design; parks; recreation and open spaces; street design and transportation. Learn more about the Four Mile Run Valley initiative.


Engage Arlington quick guide
View this flyer to learn a few ways you can connect with Arlington County online