Planning, Land Use and Economic Development

Planning, Land Use and Economic Development

The League of Women Voters of Arlington supports the county in responsible planning in land use and economic development.

PLANNING, LAND USE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT (1967, 1971, 1982, 1983, 1988, 2013, 2016, 2019)

The League of Women Voters of Arlington supports:

Land Use -

  1. Maintaining the predominantly residential character of Arlington County. County consideration of greater residential density zoning in currently lower density areas. (1967,1982, 2013, 2019)
  2. Mixed use development and planning for public transportation in Metro and other appropriate corridors. In order to achieve this goal, specific guidelines should be established which would encourage desired redevelopment and require less time in the process.
  3. Including low-and moderate-income housing in the Metro corridors as well as in other parts of the County, including the Lee Highway corridor. (1971, 2019)
  4. The acquisition of open space for parks and recreation. (1971)
  5. The Neighborhood Conservation Program. (1971)

Planning Process -

  1. Short-and long-range planning in Arlington with regular evaluation of the long-range plan; a cost benefit study of land use; provision for adequate utilities and community services in original site plans. There should be community participation at all phases of long-range planning. (1971)
  2. Written urban design standards for areas designated for redevelopment. (1983, 2019)
  3. Adequate opportunity for public review of proposed redevelopment plans and for proposed design standards. (1971)

Economic Development - 

  1. Economic development in Arlington provided such development is consistent with all relevant League positions. (2019)
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