Land Development Notices and Technical Bulletins

Listed below are notices and technical bulletins for the current year. Notices provide details of procedural and program changes impacting the land development and permit application process. Technical Bulletins announce new and updated policy and code requirements regarding building and site construction.

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Notices Issued Date
Concurrent Review Process for Infill Grading Plans with Geotechnical Reports 10/27/15
Concurrent Review Process for Infill Grading Plans with Individual On-site Sewage System 10/21/15
Adopted PFM Amendment on Sidewalk Modifications and Waivers 8/17/15
New Stormwater Pro Rata Share Requirements Take Effect July 1, 2015 6/24/15
PFM Amendment on Underground Detention Facilities in Residential Area 6/15/15
Phased Proposed Revisions to the Official County Soils Map and Construction Safety Guidance in Areas of Naturally Occurring Asbestos 6/3/15
Phased Occupancy for High-Rise Buildings 4/10/15
Rough Grading Plans - Stormwater Management Ordinance Compliance 4/10/15
Use of Certain BMPs, Requiring Director Approval, Restricted on Single-Family Residential Lots 4/10/15
Adopted Code Amendments Regarding As-Built Requirements 3/31/15
Stormwater Management Note on Final Subdivision Plat 3/6/15
Adopted Amendment to the Storm Drainage Pro Rata Share Assessment Program and Agreement 2/12/15
Adopted Amendments to the Land Development Services Fee Schedule 12/18/14
Revised "Parking Tabulation" Form and Instructions 11/26/14
Manufactured Treatment Devices approved for use in Fairfax County 11/26/14
Infill Lot Grading Plans to Receive Initial Quality Control Review 10/24/14
When a Building Permit is Required for Retaining Walls 7/30/14
Stormwater Management Plan Completeness Checklist 7/24/14
Adopted Amendments to the Virginia Amusement Device Regulations 7/21/14
Adoption of the 2012 Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code 7/1/14
Revised Coversheets 6/30/14
Stormwater Ordinance Interpretations 6/10/14
Adopted Amendments to the Code of Virginia Related to Preliminary Subdivision Plats and Plan Approval 6/10/14
Designated Plan Examiner Program: Urban Forestry Management Division Now Considered an Outside Agency 5/23/14
Clarification of Rough Grading Plan Submittal Requirements 4/28/14
New Stormwater Management Requirements Take Effect July 1, 2014 4/21/14
Changes in Plan Submission Requirements Affecting Development in Fairfax Water’s “New Service Area” 2/11/14
Number Technical Bulletins Issued Date
15-01 Stormwater Management Ordinance - Use of Nutrient Credits to Meet Water Quality Control Requirements for Time Limits and Grandfathered Projects and Infill Grading Plans in the Water Supply Protection Overlay District (WSPOD) 5/28/15
14-14 Implementation of the 2015 Comprehensive Unit Price Schedule (UPS) 12/30/14
14-13 Stormwater Management Ordinance Guidelines for Implementation, Part 2 8/7/14
14-12R Guidance for Obtaining State General VPDES Permit Coverage for Discharges of Stormwater from Construction Activities 9/3/14
14-11 Stormwater Management Ordinance Common Plan of Development or Sale 6/25/14
14-10 State Permit Requirements for Construction of Single-Family Detached Residential Structures; and Stormwater Management Requirements in Residential and Non-Residential Subdivisions 6/24/14
14-09 Guidelines for Permitting and Street Acceptance Process in Tysons Corner Urban Center 6/4/14
14-08 Stormwater Management Ordinance Guidelines for Implementation  5/6/14
14-07 Tysons Design Guidance and Criteria for Non-Standard Streetlights Along Public Right-of-Way 5/5/14
14-06 Stormwater Management Ordinance Procedures for Requesting Grandfathered Projects and Time Limits Determinations 3/24/14
14-05 Moratorium on Stackable, Modular Plastic Units as Underground Stormwater Management Facilities Suspended 3/24/14
14-04 Stormwater Management Ordinance Requirements for Grandfathered Projects and Projects with State General Permit Coverage 2/19/14
14-03 Procedural Memorandum to Clarify and Establish the Process for Acceptance of Supplemental Right-of-Way Dedications 2/19/14
14-02 Plan Processing Procedures for the Installation of Street Lights Along Public Rights-of-Way 2/7/14








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