Planning & Development

  • The office of Planning & Development facilitates the design of new schools, school renovations, and school additions. This work includes:

    • Property Development. Planning staff works with architects, engineers, and FCPS staff to design and plan all capital projects, including new facilities, renovations, and additions. Planning staff also serves in a supporting role during school construction.
    • CIP. The Capital Improvements Plan is a statement of the division’s capital needs. Some of the needs driving the CIP are based on population growth, some on aging infrastructure.
    • Enrollment Projections. Membership projections are used to develop the Capital Improvements Plan, for budgeting purposes, and to ensure proper pupil/teacher ratios in the upcoming school year.
    • Rezonings. Works with a consultant, the public, and staff to prepare school attendance boundary adjustments for School Board consideration.
    • Property Acquisition.
    • Supports school naming committees.
    • Liaison with the County Planning Department.
    • Vehicular and pedestrian traffic safety plans.

    Planning and Development Staff

    Wayne Lee, Coordinator of Planning and Development ext. 88249
    Elizabeth Whitacre, Administrative Support ext. 88141