Civic engagement is at the heart of Arlington. Find a way to make a difference in your community — share feedback today, or find ways to get more deeply involved.
Highlighted Engagement Opportunities
National Foreign Affairs Center
Share your comments by May 6 on the Final Environmental Assessment for the update of the Master Plan for the U.S. Dept. of State’s George P. Shultz National Foreign Affairs Training Center on George Mason Drive.
Share your feedback on the placement of reserved-space car-share parking stations. Suggest a location with the interactive map OR take a short survey to give your input on the potential on-street location network.
VDOT W&OD Trail Meeting
VDOT is hosting a follow-up meeting on Tues. May 2 at 6pm at Yorktown High School to present bridge options. Mail comments to Ms. Amanda Baxter, 4975 Alliance Dr., Fairfax, VA or email them to Transform66@VDOT.Virginia.gov by May 18. Learn more.
Benjamin Banneker Park
New Lubber Run Center
Tackling Big Needs Within
Accessory Dwelling Ordinance
The ordinance that governs second dwellings with a kitchen, bathroom and a separate entrance on existing single-family lots is getting an update. Learn more and get details on a May 13 community meeting.
- Service Request / Report a Problem
- A-Z Directory of Services
- Resident Ombudsman | Business Ombudsman
- Projects & Planning Site – details on projects around Arlington, by neighborhood and topic
- Open Data Portal – view County data; share input on info you’d like to see
Get More Involved
Join Your Civic Association
The core of neighborhood activity, events & issues – there’s one in every corner of Arlington.
Attend Neighborhood College
It’s back-to-school time for those interested in getting involved with neighborhood issues.
Online Volunteer Connection can help find the right fit for you — with a search tool, volunteer calendar, and notification feature.
Visit the Arlington Public Schools engage page to learn about current news and initiatives.
Serve During Emergencies
Join a dedicated group of volunteers who help with the County’s emergency preparedness — and who assist should a disaster strike.
The PLACE initiative — Participation, Leadership, and Civic Engagement — launched in 2012 and was focused on updating the “Arlington Way” by expanding the ways in which our residents engage with each other and our government to enrich Arlington.