Thompson Farm 2019
Goodbye Thompson Farm - Hello subdivision!
Thompson Farm - aka Walnut Hill Farm, on Lee Hwy between Merrifild and Vienna Metro
A brief history of Walnut Hill Farm
September 25, 2019
The Planning Commission voted to approve the application, sending it to the Board of Supervisors for final consideration. There is no reason to expect any further change to the plan.
July 16, 2019
The applicant has made a revised submittal. Given the resubmittal, the public hearing for this case will be deferred into September.
Planning Commission staff provided a summary of the changes:
July 6, 2019
Land Development Services this week provided the timeline below, which includes the Planning Commission hearing scheduled for a week later than what's currently posted at the farm entrance. Staff was quite responsive; she provided a good overview of the process and the status:
Link to the zoning amendment request Application: RZ/FDP 2019-PR-001
The Department of Planning and Zoning is receptive to direct requests for information, their main number is 703-324-1380, the number listed on the sign is 703-324-1290. You can ask to schedule a time to go in and view the plan if you find the online version is too blurry to read well.
You can also contact the Providence District supervisor's office at 703-560-6946 - , or the Providence District Planning Commissioner. Both are very attentive to development projects like this, and receptive to community comments/queries. The Friends of Accotink Creek have a special connection to the Thompson Farm (aka Walnut Hill Farm). Read more in our April 20, 2015 Bulletin
Walnut Hill Farm has in recent years been the site of organic gardening projects. Read more HERE