1201 N. Vernon St. – Vernon Street Duplex


The 0.19-acre site is located at 1201 N. Vernon St. in the Ballston-Virginia Square Civic Association neighborhood. The site is bordered by Washington Boulevard (south) and North Vernon Street (west). It is adjacent to Bluemont Civic Association, Waycroft-Woodlawn Civic Association, Waverly Hills Civic Association, and the Ballston Business Improvement District (BID)., Arlington, VA 22201  View Map

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Concept illustration Vernon Street Duplex

This project was approved by the County Board on May 15, 2021.

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About the Project

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The applicant, Tomas Equities, LLC, proposes to redevelop the site with a two-dwelling semi-detached residence.

Additional project details include:

  • Site is zoned R-5, One-Family and Restricted Two-Family Dwelling District
  • Site area is 8,355 sq. ft.
  • Removal of an existing vacant single-family residence
  • Shared driveway access off of N Vernon Street

Proposed modifications for:

  • Minimum Lot Area/Density (8,700 sq. ft. required; 8,355 sq. ft. proposed)
  • Reduced Yard Setbacks
  • Reduced Parking Ratio

Applicant Materials

November 13, 2020

Public Process

  • This project will undergo public review via a virtual Site Plan Review Process. Learn more.
  • The SPRC Chair for the site plan review process is: Devanshi P. Patel: devanshi2005@gmail.com 
Timeline Milestone / Meeting Materials
December 18 Site Plan Acceptance
January 25 Site Plan Review Process Kick-off
February 1 - 8 Online Engagement Opportunity


Review Focus: zoning & land use, lot size & density, building placement & setbacks, parking & transportation, architecture & materials, landscape plan & tree preservation

March 29 @7:00pm


View meeting recording

Virtual Site Plan Review Committee (SPRC) Meeting
May 5 Planning Commission Meeting


Public Hearing

May 15 County Board Meeting


Public Hearing

*Process timelines are subject to change as needs arise. Check back for updates.