LDS staff are available to answer questions for walk-in customers at the Herrity Building, 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.
The Herrity Building is located at 12055 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax.
To ask a code question about your home project, call 703-324-2529, TTY 711, or email. If you know the name of the individual you would like to speak with, their direct contact information is online.
To ask a plan reviewer a simple and straightforward code question about your commercial project, fill out the connect request form. These meetings are conducted virtually via Microsoft Teams and should be no longer than 15 minutes. (For longer consultations, see "Pre-submission & Post-review Consultation" below.)
Pre-Submission & Post-Review Consultation
Consultation on pre-submission plans (at least 90 percent complete) and post-review so designers and staff can discuss the design or address failed review comments. To schedule, fill out the consultation request form.
Site Permit Support
Site Project Question
Residential & Commercial
General questions about site construction should be sent via email or call 703-324-2268, TTY 711.