Alexandria Master Plan & Citywide Chapters

The Alexandria Master Plan is made up of 18 Small Area Plans covering neighborhoods throughout the city, plus substantive chapters on topics of citywide relevancy, such as Historic Preservation, Urban Design, Transportation, and Open Space. The Alexandria Master Plan was adopted by the City Council on June 13, 1992, and chapters are added or updated on an ongoing basis as needed through Master Plan Amendments. Any revisions will be posted on this page.

Page updated on Sep 16, 2016 at 4:05 PM

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Small Area Plans

AlexandriaWest15ResizedAlexandria West Small Area Plan 

The Alexandria West Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinance No. 3576 on June 13, 1992 and amended by the following:


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Beauregard Small Area Plan 

The Beauregard Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinance 4765 on June 16, 2012.


The Beauregard Urban Design Standards & Guidelines were adopted by City Council on April 13, 2013. 


BraddockRoadMetro15resizedBraddock Road Metro Station Small Area Plan

The Braddock Road Metro Station Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinance No. 3576 on June 13, 1992.  It has been amended to include the King Street Retail Strategy , the Braddock Metro Neighborhood Plan , and the Braddock East Master Plan and amended by the following:


Eisenhower East

Eisenhower East Small Area Plan

The Eisenhower East Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinance No. 4293 on March 15, 2003 and amended by the following:

  • MPA 2003-0002 | Ordinance 4293
    Create new chapter of Master Plan (Eisenhower East) by removing section of land in King Street/Eisenhower Avenue SAP
  • MPA2005-0005 | Ordinance 4464
    2203 Mill Road; Increase in height limit
  • MPA2006-0002 |  Ordinance 4462
    Area bounded by Duke, Holland, Telegraph and southern boundary;
    Amend to be consistent with design guidelines, Hoffman CDD Concept plan, and various density bonus and transfer provisions
  • MPA2007-0004 | Ordinance 4528
    310, 350, 414, 454, 514 Hooffs Run Drive (Blocks 29 and 30); Add public utility use
  • MPA2008-0006 | Ordinance 4617
    2200 Mill Rd (Block 20); Increase in height limit
  • MPA2009-0002 | Ordinance 4758
    2210 Eisenhower Ave; Increase in height limit
  • MPA2009-0003 | Ordinance 4643
    760 John Carlyle, 1800 Eisenhower Avenue; Include portion of Block P in plan area
  • MPA2011-0003 and 0004 | Ordinance 4736
    340, 350, 400 Hooffs Run Drive; 760, 800 John Carlyle Street; 1700, 1800 Eisenhower Avenue; Transfer of floor area
  • MPA2011-0005 | Ordinance 4758
    2401 Eisenhower Avenue (Block 8); 312, 314 Taylor Drive; 301, 315 Stovall Street (Block 2); 2425 Mill Road (Block 3)
    Transfer of allowable gross floor area
  • MPA2012-0001 | Ordinance 4771
    760 John Carlyle St; 1700, 1800 Eisenhower Ave; 340, 350, 400 Hooffs Run Dr; Consolidate blocks, increase height limit 
  • MPA2013-0002 | Ordinance no. unknown
    2250 Mill Road (Block 19); Increase in allowable gross floor area and height limit
  • MPA2013-0006 | Ordinance 4863
    760 John Carlyle St; 1700, 1800 Eisenhower Ave; 340, 350, 400 Hooffs Run Dr;Allow conversion of office space
  • MPA2013-0007 | Ordinance 4853
    Amend design guidelines; establish new requirements for brick and concrete sidewalks
  • MPA2014-0009 | Ordinance 4917
    301, 315 Stovall Street (Block 2); 312, 314 Taylor Drive; 2400 Eisenhower Avenue; Updates to allowable gross floor area, Amend height limits

EisenhowerWest15resizedEisenhower West Small Area Plan

The Eisenhower West Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinance No. 4980 on December 12, 2015.



Fairlington/Bradlee

Fairlington/Bradlee Small Area Plan

The Fairlington/Bradlee Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinance No. 3576 on June 13, 1992 and amended by the following:


King Street/Eisenhower Ave

King Street Metro/Eisenhower Avenue Small Area Plan

The King Street Metro/Eisenhower Avenue Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinance No. 3576 on June 13, 1992. It has has been amended to include the King Street Retail Strategy and amended by the following:


LandmarkVanDorn15resizedLandmark/Van Dorn Small Area Plan 

The Landmark/Van Dorn Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinance No.3576 on June 13, 1992. It has been amended to include the Landmark Van Dorn Corridor Plan and amended by the following:


Northeast

Northeast Small Area Plan

The Northeast Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinance No. 3576 on June 13, 1992 and amended by the following:


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North Potomac Yard Small Area Plan

The North Potomac Yard Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinace 4673 on June 12, 2010 and amended by the following:  


Northridge/Rosemont

Northridge/Rosemont Small Area Plan

The Northridge/Rosemont Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinance No. 3576 on June 13, 1992. It has been amended to include the Four Mile Run Restoration Master Plan and is amended by the following:
 

OldTownNorth15resizedOld Town Small Area Plan

The Old Town Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinance No. 3576 on June 13, 1992. It has been amended to include the Hunting Creek Area Plan, the King Street Retail Strategy and the Waterfront Plan and is amended by the following:
 


OldTownNorth15resizedOld Town North Small Area Plan

The Old Town North Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinance No. 3576 on June 13, 1992. It has been amended to include the Waterfront Plan and is amended by the following:

The Old Town North Urban Design Guidelines were adopted by City Council in 1994


PotomacWest15resizedPotomac West Small Area Plan

The 1992 version of the Potomac West Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinance No. 3576 on June 13, 1992. It has been amended to include the Arlandria Neighborhood Plan, the Upper Potomac West Task Force Report, the Mount Vernon Avenue Business Area Plan, Four Mile Run Restoration Master Plan, and the Oakville Triangle/Route 1 Corridor Plan. It is also amended by the following:



Potomac Yard/Potomac GreensPotomac Yard/Potomac Greens Small Area Plan 

The Potomac Yard/Potomac Greens Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinance No. 3576 on June 13, 1992. It has been amended to include the Four Mile Run Restoration Master Plan and the Waterfront Plan and is amended by the following:


Seminary Hill/Strawberry Hill

Seminary Hill/Strawberry Hill Small Area Plan

The Seminary Hill/Strawberry Hill Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinance No. 3576 on June 13, 1992 and is amended by the following:


Soutwest Quadrant

Southwest Quadrant Small Area Plan

The Southwest Quadrant Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinance No. 3576 on June 13, 1992 and is amended by the following:


Taylor Run/Duke Street

Taylor Run/Duke Street Small Area Plan

The Taylor Run/Duke Street Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinance No. 3576 on June 13, 1992 and is amended by the following:


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Waterfront Plan

The Waterfront Plan was adopted by Ordinance No. 4749 on February 25, 2012




Citywide Chapters of the Master Plan


Past Master Plans

  • The P&Z Reference Page has master plans and other policy documents from the past.
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