Land Development Services

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Friday, 9:15 a.m. - 4 p.m. Please note that visitors may not be added to in-person queues past 3:45 p.m.
703-222-0801 TTY 711
12055 Government Center Pkwy
Fairfax, VA 22035
Bill Hicks

Building Plan Minimum Submission Requirements

You must apply for your permit using PLUS.  Plans must clearly illustrate the nature of all of the work to be performed.

  • Minimum scale of 1/8 inch = 1 foot for commercial, minimum scale of 1/4 inch = 1 foot for residential
  • Code year used for the design.
  • Name, address and occupation of the building designer.
  • If prepared by a Virginia registered architect or professional engineer, the plans must contain an embedded digital signature, seal and date.
  • Project name, address of the building.

Commercial construction

For additional information, see project specific information on Commercial Construction.

 Residential construction

 For additional information, see project specific information on Residential Construction.

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