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.

703-324-1780
TTY 711

12055 Government Center Pkwy
Fairfax, VA 22035

Bill Hicks,
Director

Green Building Priority Plan Review

To promote green building practices, qualifying residential and commercial projects are eligible for the following benefits during the building plan review process:

  • Immediate plan assignment
  • An assigned county project manager to ensure smooth processing (commercial only)
  • Pre- and post-submission meetings if desired by the design team

Qualifying criteria include:

Commercial

  • LEED rating of silver or above, or
  • Compliance with the International Green Construction Code (IgCC)

Residential

  • LEED rating of silver or above,
  • Earthcraft select or premium status or
  • Three to five “globes” under the Green Globes certification program

Submission documents must include verification of the LEED, IgCC, Earthcraft or Green Globe programs with corresponding checklists.

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