Urban Design

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Creative urban design that is mindful of Herndon's heritage and its position along an urbanizing regional corridor is paramount to achieving a vibrant community.  The Town has adopted and maintains urban design principles and guidelines to help manage the image and experience of living, working, or playing in the town.

Streetscape Guidelines for town-wide public and private transportation improvements projects

Downtown Pattern Book for the area within the Downtown Master Plan

Urban Design & Architectural Guidelines for the Herndon Transit-Oriented Core

 

CURRENT PROJECTS

Final chapters of the Urban Design & Architectural Guidelines for the Herndon Transit-Oriented Core

Staff is working with Urban Design Associates to complete the Landscaping Chapter, which includes the open space and streetscape guidelines, and the Sign Chapter.  These final chapters will be reviewed by the ARB, Planning Commission, and Town Council.  Adoption anticipated for Summer 2018.  

 

Update to the town-wide Streetscape Guidelines

Staff is finalizing new Streetscape Guidelines that would regulate the designs and specifications for streetscapes town-wide.  the Downtown Streetscape chapter of this new document was already adopted.  The remaining chapters will be reviewed by the ARB and Planning Commission, and adopted by the Town Council.  Adoption anticipated for Summer 2018.