How Members Can Get Involved

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Participate in the Development Process

The participation of community members in the process of development is paramount for ensuring the change that comes to Reston reflects Restonians’ values and desires.

Opportunities to Comment

Throughout a development process, there are multiple opportunities for members to give comments, either directly to the developer or to a governing body that will review the developer’s plans. See the flow chart below for an overview of the process (click the chart to enlarge).

To access agendas and meeting minutes for any of the following entities, please click on its name below.

·       RA Design Review Board

·       Reston Planning & Zoning Committee

·       Fairfax County Planning Commission

·       Fairfax County Board of Supervisors


If you have questions about a particular development or the stages a development plan goes through, please email