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Permits, Building & Construction

Description A permit is a document, required by state law, granting legal permission to start construction. Permits are typically required for the following projects: alterations to existing commercial structures; commercial structures; carport enclosures; decks; demolition; electrical systems; finished basements; garages and sheds; HVAC systems; mobile homes; plumbing systems; pools, spas and hot tubs; renovations; residential additions; retaining walls; small appliances, i.e., furnaces, water heaters; sunrooms and patio covers; woodstoves and fireplaces.
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Email: Permits, Building & Construction
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Phone Numbers
Primary Phone #: 703-222-0801 TTY: 711
Building Name: Herrity Building
Physical Address Line 1: 12055 Government Center Parkway  2nd Floor
City, State, Zip: Fairfax, VA 22035
Directions: Directions to this Address

NOTE: Any e-mail or other correspondence sent to a member of the Board of Supervisors, or any other public official and/or employee of Fairfax County in the transaction of public business is considered a public record, and such records are subject to the Virginia Freedom of Information Act. This means that Virginia law generally requires the County to provide a copy of any such e-mail, upon request, for inspection and copying to any citizen of the Commonwealth or to any member of the news media.

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