W&OD, West Broad Concept Plans OK’d

By unanimous votes the Falls Church Council adopted the plans for the development of the W&OD Trail through the City and the concept small area plan for the six blocks of West Broad outlined in earlier Council discussions. Principal Planner Paul Stoddard, in response to inquiries, stated that the criteria in the plan for assembled lot sizes and floor-to-area ratios are merely guidelines for the area, overall, and not meant to be interpreted as specific for particular lots.

He also said that the projected potential annual tax yield from commercial development on the strip of upwards of $14 million referred to land not already either developed or approved for development, but as yet considered parcels.