McLean Citizens Association (MCA) board members on May 4 inveighed against a proposed Fairfax County zoning-ordinance amendment that would ramp up building density dramatically in some areas.
The proposed amendment would increase the maximum allowable floor-area ratio (FAR) to 5.0 in selective areas of Planned Development Commercial and Planned Residential Mixed-Use zones.
Sites not within selective Planned Development Commercial areas could have a maximum FAR of 2.5, up from 1.5, according to an MCA resolution that passed unanimously.
“Many in the county are concerned about this,” said Mark Zetts, who chairs MCA’s Planning and Zoning Committee. “This a real deal-breaker.” . . .Click here for the full article.