Fairfax Permit Q

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Need Help Getting Started with Your Permit? Did you know you can apply for your building and trade permits online?

  • For more information on obtaining a permit, how much it will cost, what reviews will be necessary and how to call for inspections when you have completed your project, visit the Building Permits page online or contact the Customer and Technical Support Center via email or by phone at 703-222-0801, TTY 711.

Which queue should I choose?

Permit Q Log In Line Enter
Permits Log In Queue
Suite 220

  • Additions
  • Commercial Projects
  • Multiple Trades (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing)
  • New Houses
Super Tech Permit Q Line Enter
Super Tech Queue
Suite 220
  • Decks
  • Finished Basements
  • HVAC Certifications
  • Pools (Residential)
  • Solar Panels
Permit Q Log In Line Enter
Site Review Queue
Suite 220
  • Site Review with Plat or Survey
  • Land Disturbance Under 2500 Square Feet
Single Trade Permit Q Line Enter
Single Trade Permit Queue
Suite 220
  • Single Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Household Appliance
Log out Permit Q Line Enter
Permits Log Out Queue
Suite 220
  • Final Step
  • Fees Paid
  • Reviews Completed
  • Permit Issued
 
Site Permit Q Line Enter
Plan & Document Control Queue
Suite 220
  • Land Disturbance Permits
  • Submission of Site-Related Plans
  • Issuance of Site-Related Plans
Zoning Permit Q Line Enter
Zoning Permit Queue
Suite 250
  • Zoning Review
  • Non-RUPs
  • Home Occupations
  • Zoning Questions (examples: setbacks, parking rates)
Walk Thru Q Line Enter
Second Floor Walk-Thru Plan Review Queue
Suite 220


Residential:
  • Single Story Additions under 1,000 Square Feet
  • Structural Interior Alterations
  • Retaining Walls Under 4 Feet
Commercial:
  • Systems Furniture
  • Tenant Space Demolition
  • Sales Trailers
  • Awnings
Plan Review Q Line Enter
Third Floor Building Plan Review Queue
Suite 324
  • Commerical Plan Review
  • Residential Non Walk-Thru Review
  • New Submissions
  • Resubmissions
  • Revisions
  • Elevators
  • Masterfile Transfers
  • Trusses
  • The system will not allow you to join the queue unless the offices are open.
  • The queues for Plan & Document Control, Walk-Thru Plan Review and Building Plan Review close Monday through Friday at 3:45 p.m.
  • If the wait time exceeds the amount of time left until closing, the system will not allow you to join the queue remotely.
  • Please arrive to the office no later than thirty (30) minutes prior to closing, regardless of your estimated wait time. Example: if the office closes at 4 p.m., you MUST be in the waiting area no later than 3:30 p.m. to guarantee your place in line.
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