Maple Avenue Vision: Much more Trees, Higher-Top quality Architecture and Safer

If a proposed code is adopted, Maple Avenue&#13 could have far more trees, open up room and high-quality architecture in the potential.

The Maple Avenue Steering Committee has proposed a draft code making&#13 the “Maple Avenue Corridor” in Vienna — the latest transfer in a multi-year re-envisioning approach for Vienna’s downtown.

In accordance to the city, the MAC zoning district may possibly be utilized&#13 for any commercially-zoned home along Maple Avenue. “The new zoning will be voluntary, meaning&#thirteen that current house homeowners can select to remain underneath their current&#thirteen zoning with no modifications. Other properties nonetheless, may possibly pick to take gain&#13 of the new MAC district to produce far more pedestrian-welcoming, blended-use&#thirteen developments, topic to specified requirements and acceptance by the Town Council.”

The MAC’s goals are,&#thirteen according to a recent presentation, bolster the business environment while&#13 making new chances for household improvement, “protect and boost&#13 the Town of Vienna’s unique character and loved ones-oriented sense of community,”&#13 and “make Maple Avenue safer and far more pedestrian pleasant.”

You can see the most modern presentation relating to MAC (from&#13 July seven) right here. 

A general public hearing on the Maple Avenue Corridor is set for 8&#thirteen p.m. Aug. eighteen during the standard Town Council conference. Any member of the public&#thirteen could talk in the course of this assembly. Or, to submit concerns or remarks, e-mail&#13 Matthew Flis in the town’s Division of Organizing and Zoning at mflis@viennava.gov or contact 703-255-6341.

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