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Comprehensive Plan Amendments

Comprehensive Plan Amendment Applications are reviewed annually. To be considered for review, all applications must be received in the Planning Office no later than the close of business on the first Friday of the year. The following applications are exempt from this due date requirement:

  • Applications within the Potomac Communities (areas east of I-95);
  • Applications for "targeted industries";
  • Applications within an existing, or for a new, Center of Commerce or Center of Community;
  • Applications for commercial or mixed use development with a commitment to a concurrent rezoning;
  • Re-designation of public land to private use or ownership.

Applications are then forwarded to the Board of County Supervisors for initiation. If initiated, an amendment will be heard by the Planning Commission then forwarded, with the Commission's recommendation, to the Board of County Supervisors for final action.

Pending Comprehensive Plan Amendments

The following cases are pending comprehensive plan amendments that have been initiated by the Board of County Supervisors as part of the Annual Comprehensive Plan Amendments. Following initiation, applicants will be submitting additional information with a concurrent Rezoning request.

  • Stonewall Landing CPA2015-20002 - Change +/- 108ac from Commercial Employment Center (CEC) to a mix of uses with low density residential and appropriate designations for maintaining employment uses in an expanded study area south of Lee Highway between Lake Manassas Drive and Baltusrol Boulevard.
  • Gainesville Green, CPA #PLN2010-00254 - Change +/- 104.33ac from SRL, Suburban Residential Low and ER, Environmental Resource to CEC, Community Employment Center and ER, Environmental Resource. 

The following are pending comprehensive plan amendments that have been initiated by the Board of County Supervisors and do not have a concurrent rezoning.  

  • Urban Development Areas CPA2016-00001 - A Comprehensive Plan Amendment to recognize that land use designations currently contained within the County's Comprehensive Plan meet the density requirements of Urban Development Areas for the purposes of Virginia House Bill 2 transportation project prioritization for State funding.
  • Longlevel Neighborhoods, CPA #PLN2006-00488 - Change +/- 18.15ac from SRL, Suburban Residential Low to SRR, Semi-Rural Residential.  

Pending Comprehensive Plan Amendment Applications

The following applications for a Comprehensive Plan Amendment have been received but are exempt from the annual deadline and have been initiated. Pending comprehensive plan amendments that have a concurrent rezoning can be found on the Pending Cases Map

Contact the Planning Office

To submit your comments, concerns or ideas on any of the pending comprehensive plan amendments, choose one of the options below:

  • Use the online Comment Form.

  • E-mail comments to Use the case name or number as the subject.

  • Complete and print the Stakeholder Questionnaire and email the form, fax the form to 703-792-4401, or mail the form to:

    Planning Office
    5 County Complex Court, Suite 210
    Prince William, VA 22192 


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