Get information about past, present and future planning initiatives from long-range neighborhood plans to programs for small businesses and residents by visiting this page. Here are some of the planning projects in progress:
Alexandria continues to be a desirable location to live, work and play. The City’s collaborative development review process strives to balance quality development and the needs of the growing community. Please visit this page for a complete list of active development projects, rezoning criteria, green building policy, and design guidelines.
Get information about the City’s zoning regulations including residential infill regulations that apply to new houses, residential additions, front porches and garages. Find out about permits for King Street Outdoor Dining and A-frame signs, and resources for small businesses and home occupations.
There are two locally regulated historic districts in the City: the Parker-Gray District and the Old & Historic Alexandria District. Find out more about the historic districts, the Boards of Architectural Review (BAR), and the types of requests that can be reviewed by staff.