Downtown Herndon is the Town's historic core and an important center of activity. It hosts many local events, is home to the Town offices, and offers opportunities for recreation, shopping, and eating. In recent years, planning initiatives have reinvigorated downtown redevelopment.
Adopted in February of 2011, this plan creates the framework for building form, building height, and land use in the downtown area.
Adopted in January 2013, this guide regulates and guides the urban design and architectural design for downtown redevelopment.
Plan Implementation Updates - Current Downtown Development
- Town-owned properties Rezoning and RFP; award of contract Fall 2016
- Traditional Homes Junction Square mixed-use project; construction expected to begin Winter 2016
- The new Fairfax County Fire Station; under construction
- Evergreene Homes' Vinehaven residential community; under construction
The Zoning Ordinance should be consulted for the regulations specific to Downtown Herndon.
The Economic Development webpage offers additional information for those interested in developing or moving a business to Downtown Herndon.