Code Compliance

Fairfax County, Virginia



Code Compliance is open 8AM - 4PM Mon-Thurs and 9:15AM - 4PM Fridays.

703-324-1300 | TTY 711

12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 1016
Fairfax, VA 22035

Jack W. Weyant, P.E., Director

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The Department of Code Compliance (DCC) investigates most county neighborhood complaints, consisting of issues affecting safety and quality of life. Compliance is achieved through the enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance, Virginia Maintenance Code, Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code (Residential), Grass Ordinance, Noise Ordinance and the Uniform Statewide Building Code (unpermitted construction).

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It is illegal to operate a boarding house without the proper permits. However, the county’s zoning, building and safety codes set out what’s legal. These codes define how many people can live in a house, how much space they need and what’s considered safe.

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Code Compliance has answers to many of the questions regarding specific violation types, operational and complaint processes and how to find out more about who we are: