Land Development Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Office hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Counter hours: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. (M-Th), 9:15 a.m.-4 p.m. (F)

TTY 711

12055 Government Center Pkwy
Fairfax, VA 22035

Bill Hicks,

Building Permit Fees

Acceptable Forms of Payment

No payments will be accepted over the phone.

  • Cash – an ATM is located in the lobby of the Herrity Building.
  • Check – make sure the check is signed and your telephone number is on the check.
  • VISA, Mastercard, Discover or American Express.
    • 2.5% charge for all credit payments.  Non-refundable.
    • All credit card transactions require a photo ID. The name on the photo ID must match the name on the credit card.
    • All company credit cards must have a letter of permission (on company letterhead) authorizing the individual to use the credit card, unless their name is also shown on the credit card. (i.e. expeditor must present a letter on company letterhead giving authorization.)
    • Credit card processing fees are third party transaction fees and are non-refundable.
  • Building permit fees can also be paid via Govolution.

Fee Schedules

Other Fees

  • Resubmission Fee – if your plans are not approved after the first review, a resubmission fee may be due.
  • Fire Marshal Fee – for commercial projects, a fee of $156.00 per hour will be accessed for a Fire Marshal review.
  • Reinspection Fee – your inspector may charge a reinspection fee of $108.00 if your inspection failed.

Check Balance of Fees on Existing Permit

For additional information, contact the Customer and Technical Support Center via email or by calling 703-222-0801, TTY 711.