Effective Friday, March 27 at 5 p.m.
The Office of the Fire Marshal will continue to accept paper plans dropped off at the front of the Public Safety Headquarters building while county buildings are closed to the public. Please check back often; we may have to adjust our practices as guidelines change.
Walk-Through Program Changes
Beginning March 24, 2020, all walk-through plan review submissions must be submitted electronically. Paper submissions will no longer be accepted.
Archive Plan Viewing Changes
To minimize the potential of COVID-19 transmission, in-person viewing of archived plans is suspended at present. If you meet certain criteria, you may request this information by submitting a FOIA request.
Testing Electric-Powered Fire Pumps
Effective April 1, 2018, fire inspectors from the Fairfax County Office of the Fire Marshal will not witness or be a party to any fire pump test in which fire pump testing technicians do not wear proper protective equipment to protect against the potential arc flash hazards.