Satisfied with planned noise-reduction measures, Fairfax County Planning Commission members on July 22 unanimously recommended the Board of Supervisors approve a three-home subdivision just north of Tysons.

The applicant is asking county officials to rezone the site to accommodate three single-family houses on 1.71 acres at 8801 Jarrett Valley Drive. The site currently has one single-family dwelling dating from about 1940, which would be removed to make way for the new development.

The applicant wishes to create three lots that each would hold a new home having a footprint of up to 3,500 square feet, plus a 35,520-square-foot outlot that would feature two bio-retention stormwater facilities, open space, passive-recreation areas, a walking trail and tree-save area.

About 47 percent of the site would be open space. The houses would be arranged along one pipestem driveway that would front onto Jarrett Valley Drive.

The property is located within the Dulles Airport Access Road’s 200-foot
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