Planning + Building eNews - November 2018

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Upcoming Office Closures

REMINDER: Arlington County Permitting, Zoning and Inspection Services Offices Will Close Early On December 6

Our Offices (located at 2100 Clarendon Blvd, 8th & 10th Floors) will close early at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 for an all staff meeting and training; additionally, in-person residential plan review service will end at 12 p.m. (noon).


REMINDER: Arlington County Permitting, Zoning and Inspection Services Offices Will Be Closed On December 24 and 25

Our offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25 for the Christmas holiday. Our Building Arlington website is open 24/7 if you need to apply for a permit, make an online payment, schedule an inspection, check on the status of your permit application, or report a code violation.


Engagement Opportunities

Share Your Thoughts about Arlington’s Draft Plan for Public Spaces

Come by Arlington Mill Community Center on Dec. 3 between 6:30 – 8 p.m. to ask questions or share your thoughts about the final draft for Arlington’s Public Spaces Master Plan. Developed after more than three years of partnership with the PSMP Update Advisory Committee, numerous public engagement activities and more than 1,000 recorded community comments, the new plan will replace the 2005 Plan and is one of 11 critical components of Arlington County’s Comprehensive Plan, which is required by the Commonwealth of Virginia. The plan is a vision and blueprint for our future. Let us know what you think about this vision and plan. If you can’t come to this meeting, you can share your input online.


Let's Talk About Amazon

In a series of Facebook Live videos, listening sessions and more, the County is providing information and holding public conversations about the announcement of Amazon's new headquarters in Arlington.


Mark your calendars:

Grant Program

Grants to Plant or Maintain Trees on Private Property in Arlington
Arlington County thinks trees are so important that through its Tree Canopy Fund it offers grants to plant or maintain trees on private property. These large canopy trees are generally 2” caliper and 7’ high are will be awarded to Arlington homeowners, civic and homeowner associations, property managers, community nonprofit organizations, civic service clubs, school-related groups, ad hoc neighborhood groups and places of worship. Apply online by January 7. Applicants will be notified in February and trees will be planted by a contractor in March or April, 2019. Learn more about the Tree Canopy Fund Grant Program.


County Board Actions


Third Quarter 2018 Development Tracking Report
The report summarizes residential and commercial development activity and trends in Arlington County from July 1 to September 30, 2018.