Fauquier County

PEC works to help citizens in Fauquier build better communities and protect cherished resources–scenic views, working farms, historic heritage, clean water, and healthy air. 

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Comprehensive Plan Amendments Happening in Fauquier

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It can be easy to tune out these updates, but revisions to the ‘Comp Plan’ can mean drastic changes to the look, feel, and functionality of your county, town, and day-to-day life. This is because the Comp Plan is the ...
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Facts about the Opal Gateway Project

Facts about the Opal Gateway Project

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The day before the Board of Supervisors November 14th public hearing the applicant proposed changes that were only made available to the public hours before the hearing. The changes are peripheral in nature. Although the amount of land being added ...
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Re: Sprawling devleopment in Opal

Re: Sprawling devleopment in Opal

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A few months ago, I told you about a proposal for sprawling development along Rt. 17 in Opal. The "Opal Gateway" project, is now coming up for a vote at the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors on Thursday, January 9th ...
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Busy October — Including an Important Comp Plan Rewrite

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Happy Friday! It's officially fall, and there's a lot going on throughout the region and in Fauquier County in particular. There are rezonings and zoning amendments under consideration, we've also got tabling at Fauquier Heritage Day in Warrenton this weekend, ...
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Expanding the Warrenton Branch Greenway

Expanding the Warrenton Branch Greenway

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The Warrenton Branch Greenway is a treasured community resource in Old Town Warrenton. The 1.5 mile-long trail not only provides a great outdoor recreational space, but it is also an important historic resource—as it follows the old Orange and Alexandria ...
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