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NVBIA-NAIOP Presentation


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NVBIA-NAIOP Presentation

  1. 1. FALL, 2016
  2. 2. Strategic Plan to Facilitate the Economic Success of Fairfax County 2 Economic Success “… no community has a preordained right to prosperity. Prosperity can only be achieved and sustained when a community's citizens, businesses, and government work in concert for everyone's benefit. Success requires examining our goals, strategies, and approaches.” Adopted by the BOS on March 3, 2015.
  3. 3. 3 Program for Improvement
  4. 4. 4 P1 – Build a Framework to Facilitate Change (formerly, Establish Leadership and Governance) P2 – Orchestrate Culture Change and Conduct Communications Outreach P3 – Expand Project Management Function P4 – Review and Revise Codes and Ordinances P5 – Establish a Training and Mentoring Program P6 – Develop Career Path and Update Compensation Model P7 – Define and Implement Future Service Delivery Model P8 – Educate Stakeholders and Make Information Accessible P9 – Establish Long-term Technology Strategy and Implement P10 – Enhance Citizen Engagement in Review Process (formerly, Enhance Citizen Engagement in Review Process Across Magisterial Districts) P11 – Optimize Organizational Alignments P12 – Transition to Enterprise Fund Programs for Improvement
  5. 5. Consultant Assistance: • Comprehensive Assessment of the Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance • Comprehensive Strategy For Stakeholder Engagement • Serve as an Extension of Staff Resources to Address Certain Items Listed on the 2016 Zoning Ordinance Amendment Work Program P4.1: Review and Revise Codes and Ordinances Diagnostic Review of the Zoning Ordinance
  6. 6. 1. The County’s ultimate goal is to develop a clear and user friendly Zoning Ordinance that: a. Provides a predictable set of land use regulations that are easily understood by all stakeholders including administrators, county staff, elected and appointed officials, the public and the development community; b. Aligns with the County’s adopted Comprehensive Plan, the Strategic Plan to Facilitate Economic Success, and other adopted policies and Board initiatives; c. Incorporates contemporary urban development standards, best practices and market trends; d. Eliminates outdated, unclear or contradictory language and the need for frequent and extensive interpretations; e. Uses illustrations, graphics, charts, tables, hyperlinks and other tools in a user- friendly manner to convey standards and is formatted to adapt to various electronic devices and platforms and interface consistently with other county regulations; f. Improves the efficiency of the land development process by reducing the reliance on certain types of legislative approvals, streamlining administrative review, approval and permitting for routine matters; g. Minimizes the creation of nonconformities; and h. Ensures consistency with state enabling authority and other local, state and federal laws and regulations and is legally defensible
  7. 7. 1) Define & diagram the existing Zoning Ordinance Amendment Work Program Process; 2) Identify issues and gaps in the Work Program Process; 3) Improve stakeholder outreach prior to Work Program formulation, during staff analysis of specific amendments and prior to BOS authorization; 4) Evaluate use of a workgroup to collaborate with staff during the amendment process; 5) Consider consolidating/integrating Code development groups; 6) Establish standard operating procedures and amendment schedule; and 7) Identify other process improvement alternatives P4.2: Review and Revise Codes and Ordinances: Zoning Amendment Process Improvement
  8. 8. 9 Top Seven Initiatives Joint Training Academy Land Development 101 for all employees – big picture, culture, advancement Customer Information Center Opened 8/15 – intended as a first resource in the Herrity Building Project Management Approach Pilot Looking at different project management options Proffer Cross-Agency Team Consistency in language, clarifying review process, simplifying language Small Business/Retail Strategy Mapping processes, looking at definitions, streamlining services, new website Parking Management New website, eliminated redundancies, improved availability Opening Restaurants New website, turbo tax model, restaurant guide
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  10. 10. 11 Proffer Compliance Matrix
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  12. 12. 13 AREAS OF INPUT NEEDED Prioritization of Remaining 2016 Zoning Ordinance Work Program Items Prioritization of Suggested changes to the Minor Modification Provisions Feedback on Proffer Compliance Matrix Volunteers to Participate in E-Plans (Rezoning & Site Plan Process)
  13. 13. FOR MORE INFORMATION Meaghan Kiefer Office of the County Executive Regulatory Initiatives Coordinator Herrity – 655 703-324-5880 Regina Coyle Department of Planning and Zoning Herrity -756 (703) 324-1214 15