Monday, June 18, 2012
Whether or not 29 single-family homes will be built and if Campbell & Ferrara will relocate is now in the hands of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.
Despite opposition from the community, the Fairfax County Planning Commission approved the RZ/FDP 2011-MA-029 rezoning request on Thursday to develop 29 single-family style homes on 8.79 acres of property currently occupied by Campbell & Ferrara Nursery off of Little River Turnpike. The application, which asks to rezone the property from R-2 and HC (Highway Corridor Overlay) to PDH-4 (Planned Development at 4 du/ac) and HC, proposes to add the 29 single-family homes, preserve trees and other vegetation and create a Homeowners Association to help with stormwater management. [Read additional details of the plan here on Annandale Patch.] Back in February, Annandale residents and civic associations spoke out in opposition of the plan at a …
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Planning Commission to vote on Willow Run plan Thursday. The proposal calls for developing 29 single-family homes.
The Fairfax County Planning Commission is scheduled to make a decision Thursday on an application to develop 29 single-family homes on Willow Run Drive in Annandale. If the plan moves forward, it would mean a move for Campbell & Ferrara Outdoor Living, which has been in the location for 66 years. The proposed development would add close to 100 new residents to the current population of the Mason District, according to a staff report from the county, which recommends that the Planning Commission approve the plan. Despite the staff recommendation for approval, members of the community oppose the plan. [Read an editorial from a community member outlining some of the reasons why] The Planning Commission previously voted, on Feb. 23, to …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
He spoke to a crowd at Falls Church's James Lee Community Center on Wednesday.