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City of Manassas, VA
Planning and Zoning Services
Overview & Mission
The Planning and Zoning Division of the Community Development Department is responsible for improving the public health, safety, convenience, and welfare of city residents by planning for the future development of Manassas.  The division is dedicated to improving the quality of life for city residents through appropriate land use policies and regulations while fostering a competitive business environment.

Services Provided
Below is a listing of services provided by the Planning and Zoning Division.

Current Planning

The division oversees current planning activities which include coordinating review and approval with other city departments and local agencies, as well as the Planning Commission and City Council for the following types of land use cases:


Long Range Planning
The division is responsible for the following long range planning duties: 
  • Updating and maintaining the city's Comprehensive Plan
  • Undertaking Sector Plan studies and other detailed planning studies/reports
  • Implementing the goals and visions of these plans and studies, through the Zoning Text Amendments process

Zoning Administration
The division's Zoning Administration responsibilities include:
  • Updating and maintaining the city's Zoning Ordinance in accordance with state code
  • Regulatory changes through the Zoning Text Amendments process
  • Official interpretations of the Zoning Ordinance and written zoning verifications upon request
  • Proffer tracking and street addressing
  • Issuing zoning permits

Staffing Boards & Commissions
The division staffs the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, and the Architectural Review Board

Current Project
zoning ordinance update

Matthew Arcieri, AICP
Planning & Zoning Services Manager 
Email
 
9027 Center St.
Room 202
Manassas, VA 20110

Ph: 703-257-8223
Fx: 703-257-5117

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