Fees vary depending on the scope of your project; use the online fee estimator to help determine your costs.
WHO SHOULD APPLY FOR THE PERMIT?
Homeowners may obtain permits in their own name. However, it is strongly recommended a properly licensed contractor pull the permits as the responsible party so the county can better assist in gaining compliance for defective work.
Typical Finished Basement Details
Standard finished basement plans are available from Fairfax County that can be used in lieu of a plan submission during permit application if you agree to finish your basement in strict conformance to the standard plans.