Code Compliance

Fairfax County, Virginia

 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

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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WHAT WE DO

The mission of the Department of Code Compliance is to provide services to protect the lives, property and environment of our community by providing a resource of trained professionals that promote and protect the integrity of our neighborhoods. The Department of Code Compliance responds to over 9,000 complaints each year related to outdoor storage, multiple occupancy, property maintenance, unpermitted construction and other zoning and building code violations. In bringing these violations into compliance, DCC achieves the mission of the agency, which is to promote, protect, and maintain a healthy and desirable living environment in Fairfax County.

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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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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: