Update, May 3: The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved Chipotle's application on May 1, clearing the way for the restaurant to proceed.
Update, April 18: The Fairfax County Planning Commission recommended for approval Chipotle's application. The issue next goes to the Board of Supervisors.
Original story Jan. 11: Chipotle's quest to build a store at Reston's South Lakes Village Center took a quick step on Tuesday when the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved an expeditious review by the Department of Planning and Zoning. Also coming soon: public hearings before the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors
The restaurant, which has Reston locations on Sunset Hills Drive and at Reston Town Center, is planning to take over the space at 11160 South Lakes Dr. The spot was formerly occupied by Dinner Zen, the make-your-own meals place that closed last spring. It will be Chipotle's third Reston store.