Fairfax County, VA: Zoning Ordinance (Cluster Development Standards)

Sections 3-C and 3-E of the Fairfax County Virginia Zoning Ordinance authorize cluster development in specific zones. Cluster development is most effective when open space requirements are mandatory and the open land is protected by a conservation easement. Fairfax County, Virginia, requires between 25 to 50 percent of the total area of a subdivision to be open space depending on the type of subdivision.

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Fairfax County, Va., Zoning Ordinance §§ 3-C, 3-E (2017).
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