Fairfax County, Virginia, Considers Amending Airport Noise Policy

March 7, 2022

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is considering an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan’s airport noise policy that would allow new residential uses between the 60 and 65 DNL airport noise contours, subject to noise mitigation. Planning staff’s issues paper provides a full background.

Public hearings discussing the amendment are expected to be held in summer 2022. McGuireWoods attorneys and planners will continue to engage with important stakeholders and monitor the process. Please let us know if you would like to discuss how to get involved more directly.