Alexandria Master Plan & Citywide Chapters

The Alexandria Master Plan is made up of 18 Small Area Plans covering neighborhoods throughout the city, as well as topical chapters 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 Nov 7, 2017 at 5:00 PM

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Small Area Plans

Alexandria 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:


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. 


Braddock 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 Small Area Plan

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


Eisenhower West Small Area Plan

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


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 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:


Landmark/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 Small Area Plan

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


North Potomac Yard Small Area Plan

The North Potomac Yard Small Area Plan was adopted by Ordinance 5081 on September 16, 2017, replacing the previous Chapter as amended.  


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 (2006) and is amended by the following:


Old 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:


Old Town North Small Area Plan

The Old Town North Small Area Plan and the corresponding Urban Design Standards and Guidelines were adopted by Ordinance 5082 on September 16, 2017, replacing the previous Chapter as amended. The Waterfront Plan is an overlay to the Old Town North Small Area Plan.


Potomac 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 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 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:


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 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:


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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