Land Development Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our offices are open to the public by appointment only from 9 a.m. - noon. Regular hours for calls and emails are 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 9:15 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Friday.

TTY 711

12055 Government Center Pkwy
Fairfax, VA 22035

Bill Hicks,

About Us

As stewards of the county’s land development and building construction codes and regulations, Land Development Services facilitates the safe and sustainable building of our communities. We achieve service excellence by building partnerships with stakeholders to create a thriving Fairfax County. We enforce the standards set forth in applicable codes such as:

Our Work

We protect the health, safety, welfare, and environment for those who live in, work in, and visit Fairfax County by:


Our Guiding Principles

As members of the Land Development Services team, we accomplish our mission by embracing our values in a work environment that protects the health and well-being of each other and the public.


Facilitate the safe and sustainable building of our communities


Be the best partner in creating a thriving Fairfax County


  • Accountability: Fulfill your obligations and expect others to do the same
  • Collaboration: Work together towards a common goal and support innovation
  • Empowerment: Trust and support employees to lead and make decisions that align with our mission
  • Integrity: Consistently demonstrate honesty, sincerity, openness and moral uprightness
  • Respect: Value others by demonstrating fairness, appreciation and understanding
  • Safety: Adhere to safe working practices on and off the job
  • Environmental Stewardship: promote environmentally responsible development

Customer Bill of Rights

We value our partnership with the public and the building industry.

Customer Bill of Rights

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