Fairfax Geoportal Application Descriptions
With Virtual Fairfax, residents and the business community can view 3D buildings, terrain, aerial imagery, and take virtual tours. Using the mouse, it is possible to fly over properties from any angle, look at photorealistic 3D buildings from multiple perspectives, view shadows by time of day and year, and much more. Full documentation and FAQs are available on the application's site.
The Fairfax County Validator is a search engine for verifying addresses, parcel ID numbers (PINs), and street names that fall within Fairfax County.
My Neighborhood is an Internet mapping and information reporting application. Search any address in Fairfax County and find information about voting location, elected officials, schools, public safety and other facilities in that area. From there, users can link to the Real Estate Assessment Information Site, Land Development System or Police Events Viewer and view the information from those applications related to that location.
The Historic Imagery Viewer is an interactive mapping application that displays years of aerial photography for which Fairfax County has digital holdings.
Find many common maps that are produced by the GIS & Mapping Services Branch. The PDF format maps include poster-sized countywide thematic maps and individual Supervisor district maps. Maps produced from other agencies in Fairfax County may be found at the main County Maps page.
Land Records and Development
Find detailed information about real property (parcels) in Fairfax County. View the Department of Tax Administration's property ownership, assessment values, sales history, and physical characteristics with interactive property maps.
The LDS database can be searched for zoning applications or construction plan submissions meeting any combination of 31 search criteria.
The Digital Map Viewer is an online mapping application that aids users in viewing and downloading pages from official Fairfax County map books. Multiple types of map book pages are available, some with many years available (the property map book series goes back annually to 1960). Maps may be found for a location by selecting the county tax map grid, entering an address, or clicking on the interactive map tab. Maps are downloaded in an Adobe PDF format and may be viewed online or downloaded for offline viewing.
The Fairfax County Map Wizard is an interactive mapping application for creating and printing maps in the style of the official property, zoning, and other map books, but with custom extents and scales.
The Historical Zoning Viewer was created to facilitate research into the zoning history of specific parcels. The nine historical zoning years in the map are those in which major changes occured and were captured in map form. The corresponding Historical Zoning Ordinances are listed with each map layer.
The Planning Zoning Viewer is an interactive map, which provides information about current zoning applications and associated zoning layers for areas within Fairfax County. Map layers include overlay districts, planning districts, planning sectors, planning areas, supervisor districts, parcels, common areas and zoning districts.
The Fairfax County Zoning District Analyzer Map is an interactive map of existing zoning districts within Fairfax County. Each zoning district may be independently toggled on/off.
The Comprehensive Plan Map indicates the baseline land use recommendation.
An interactive item map of Comprehensive Plan Amendments in process.
Since 1985, the Fairfax County Exceptional Design Awards have
recognized achievement in the total design of a building and its site.
The awards also aim to raise awareness of outstanding planning and design
projects among design professionals and the general public.
The design awards program is sponsored by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and administered by the County's Department of Planning and Zoning in cooperation with the County Architectural Review Board and the Northern Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The purpose of the awards program is to recognize outstanding achievement in the total design of a building and the site and to create an awareness of superior planning and design projects.
Follow the links on the page to an interactive story map tour of the current year's winners.
The Tysons web map provides an interactive view of active zoning applications and transportation data in Tysons.
Fairfax County Police Department has partnered with CrimeReports.com to provide crime data in a web based mapping application. This application is available both in standard and mobile formats and allows users to do custom searches. Users can search for an address, date range, and crime categories, and view the results on a map. Event details available include the date and time, a generalized location, and an event number that can be used in communications with the Fairfax County Police Department.
This interactive map displays information about road hazards and road closures, as well as flood-prone road sections and emergency snow routes. VDOT managed incidents and closures are included, but not for the towns of Clifton, Herndon or Vienna, or the City of Fairfax. Information updates may be delayed up to 20 minutes.
Take a tour of the eight Fairfax County district police stations and those of other municipalities with the county.
The Fire & Rescue Station Tour is a web mapping application that can be used to "tour" the Fire and Rescue stations in Fairfax County. Within the app, a user can view the locations of the stations on a map, as well as zoom to each individual station to obtain its address and view a photo.
Flooding can threaten any area of Fairfax County. There are some areas that are at greater risk due to low elevation or other factors. The map illustrates known flood-prone roads that should be avoided during periods of heavy rain accumulation.
The Parking Programs administered by Fairfax County Department of Transportation restrict parking certain types of vehicles in residential neighborhoods. Follow the links on the page to 2 interactive maps, one with Community Parking Districts and the other with Residential Permit Parking Districts.
Fairfax County removes signs that are illegally put on or along selected roads. Use this interactive map to find roads included in the county's sign removal program.
Use this interactive map to determine ownership/maintenance responsibility for roads in Fairfax County.
The Walkway Maintenance map displays walkways with maintenance responsibility within Fairfax County. Walkway width and material are displayed where available by clicking on the walkway line in the map
The interactive Pedestrian Improvement Requests map allows residents to submit requests for sidewalk and trail connections, curb ramps, improved signage, and other strategies to improve pedestrian safety.
The Capital Projects interactive map allows residents to stay informed on the progress of transportation projects in Fairfax County. The map identifies all projects that are currently under development within Fairfax County that are managed by the county, VDOT, or other organizations.
This map depicts the stormwater infrastructure network within Fairfax County, Virginia. Its purpose is to assist citizens in determining infrastructure maintenance responsiblity to better route service requests when a maintenance concern is discovered.
The interactive Streetlight Reporter app shows streetlight service areas and individual streetlight locations and pole numbers in Fairfax County. The app may be used to find pole numbers and report outages throughout Fairfax County.
Fairfax County provides vacuum collection of leaves from the curb three times each season to a portion of the residences located in the Fairfax County Solid Waste Collection Areas. This interactive map displays the leaf collection areas of the county. Links are provided to the schedule.
This web app shows the approved deer management areas and archery program parking locations for Fairfax County Park Authority and NOVA Parks property. These deer management areas and parking locations are part of the Fairfax County Police Department's deer management program as overseen by the Fairfax County Wildlife Management Specialist. Only approved archers may participate in the archery program. For more information please click here.
The interactive FEMA-SFHA map displays Special Flood Hazard Areas as defined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Zones designated A, AE and AH are delineated, and watershed boundaries are displayed.
The interactive Watersheds viewer displays watershed boundaries, watershed management areas, and resource protection areas in Fairfax County.
Recreation, Arts and History
During the calendar year of 2017 Fairfax County will mark its 275th anniversary with events celebrating our history. This story map provides a brief history of the Lord Fairfax Land Grant.
This is a park-by-park tour of some of the best nature and history-themed parks in Fairfax County. It highlights the best features in the parks, as well as what to see and do when visiting. The Fairfax County Park Authority system is considered among the best local park systems in the nation. These nine parks are just a starting point for the more than 400 parks in a county of more than one million people.
Tours of Historic Sites is a series of interactive story map virtual tours of historic sites in Fairfax County including historic places and landmarks and local and state historical highway markers.
The Bike Fairfax interactive map shows bike friendly routes connecting all of Fairfax County. This map identifies a network of both on and off-road routes to assist bicyclists in navigating Fairfax County. The map highlights the most desirable routes and major trails for recreational and commuter bicyclists.
Fairfax Trail Buddy is a web-based mapping tool that allows you to discover the extensive network of Fairfax County Park trails, as well as non-park trails.
Interactive story map highlighting the cultural history of Old Colchester Park and Preserve using images, text and links to provide a virtual experience for visitors to explore the diverse history and stories through the material evidence left behind.
Interactive map of facilities that provide venue and programming for arts-related functions. Within Fairfax County, the map includes both arts-only venues, as well as facilities for which the arts are not a primary function (e.g. FCPS high schools with theatres, parks, and places of worship). Outside of Fairfax County, venues are included only if their primary focus is the arts.
A search tool for seniors and individuals with disabilities to find transportation options within ¼ mile of any address in Fairfax County. Results include community based organizations and bus stops.
The Human Services Resource Guide (HSRG) is a web-based application that contains information about organizations, programs and services available to Fairfax County residents. The HSRG provides detailed descriptions and eligibility criteria about the services offered by public and non-profit organizations.
This is an interactive map showing volunteer driver program areas for older adults in Fairfax County. It allows users to find community-based programs that provide volunteers to drive older adults to the doctor, grocery store and other places they need to go. These programs help individuals remain independent in their own homes, as they age.
The Fairfax County Election Results Precinct Viewer application provides election results for a specific precinct or political contest.
The Demographic Interactive Mapper summarizes the most current demographic data by Community, ZIP code, and Census Block Group levels across Fairfax County. These data include total population estimates, 5-year population forecasts, commercial gross floor area, and number of housing units by type, age, and market value. Users can zoom in and out, pan, search by location, select mutliple features to summarize data by geography, and export selected data.
The TIGER web viewer allows users to view legal and statistical boundaries as well as transportation and hydrographic features as defined January 1, 2010.