Due to changes in Fairfax County recycle collection, effective immediately the town will no longer accept glass recyclables. The town is considering options: in the meantime, please reuse glass containers, recycle at county purple containers, or place glass in trash for collection. More information:


The Department of Community Development (CD) provides the planning and zoning services for the Town.  In this capacity CD manages long range and current land use planning, urban design, plan review, zoning enforcement, forestry and environmental sustainability, historic preservation, and transportation planning efforts within the Town.  We strive to assist local residents and the business community and advance a shared goal of improving the quality of life in Herndon now and in the years ahead.   



For upcoming meeting dates and time, please refer to the Town Calendar.  The Calendar has information on public hearings, special events, committee meetings, and other events hosted by the Department such as workshops and volunteer days. 

The agendas, staff reports, application materials, resolutions, and minutes for past and upcoming public hearings can be found on the Meetings Webcast page.



Community Development handles the processing of all planning and zoning applications and forms including those for site development and design review. 



Community Development is excited to be working with the development community in implementing master plans for these areas and ensuring that growth is smart, sustainable, and appropriate for enhancing community vitality and economic viability.