Fairfax County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA)
The Fairfax County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) was established pursuant to the provisions of Article 7, Chapter 22, Title 15.2 of the Code of Virginia. The BZA's powers, duties and procedures are set forth in broad terms in the State Code and are further detailed in the Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance. Such powers and duties include:
The BZA consists of seven (7) members appointed by the Circuit
Court for staggered terms of five years. All members of the BZA are
private citizens and must be residents of Fairfax County. They
serve only as a Board and not as County employees and, as such, do
not have County office space nor are they available by telephone in
the County government.