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 Manual 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
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 Manual
Staff has completed the new Streetscape Manual that provides the standards, guidelines, and specifications for streetscapes town-wide. It was adopted by the Town Council in October 2018.
Streetscape Manual - Adopted October 10, 2018
Town Council Staff Report - October 3, 2018
Town Council Resolution - October 10, 2018