Land Development Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. for walk-in customers and virtual support

TTY 711

12055 Government Center Pkwy
Fairfax, VA 22035

Bill Hicks,

Closed Nov. 24 & 25 | PLUS Customer Updates


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Due to continuing technical and staff workload issues with the Planning and Land Use System (PLUS), please refer to the following information to determine the various wait times and backlog.


Customer Service Type/Typical Wait Times

  • Calls to Main Customer Line 703-222-0801: approximately 45-minute queue (Don’t hesitate to use the call back function - we’ll save your place in the queue!)
  • Customer Walk-in Service (no appointment): approximately 1.5-hour queue
  • Virtual Appointments with Customer Service: 3 - 4 business days
  • Processing Building Permits and Plans: 2+ weeks (over 1,000 permits in the queue) 
  • Residential Inspections: 2 business days
  • Commercial Inspections: Next business day
  • Major Site Processing Time: +/- one week
  • Minor Site Processing Time: +/- two weeks
  • Other (e.g., waivers, plats, studies) Processing Time: +/- two weeks


We have identified obstacles LDS customers are encountering in PLUS. Staff have created work arounds until the problems are fully resolved. Please review the PLUS Issues that Have Been Identified web page for more information.


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During our transition to PLUS, staff will be making multiple changes to the website. Thank you for your patience while we're under construction.

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