Land Development Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: 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.

TTY 711

12055 Government Center Pkwy
Fairfax, VA 22035

Bill Hicks,

Release Two of the PLUS Project Launches July 1, 2021

Planning and Land Use System (PLUS), the county’s planned, multi-agency platform for completing zoning, building, permitting and other land development and environmental health processes online will incorporate the records below as of July 1, 2021.

Department of Planning and Development

  • Rezoning, Special Exceptions, Special Permit and Variances Applications
  • Home-Based Businesses
  • Accessory Living Units
  • Noise Waivers
  • Interpretations of the Zoning Ordinance
  • Zoning Compliance Letter Requests
  • Vested Rights Determinations
  • Wetlands (Tidal) Permits
  • Intergovernmental Review Requests
  • Agricultural and Forestal Districts
  • Telecommunications (2232 Review and Administrative Review-Eligible Projects)
  • Public School Expansions or Modifications
  • Public Facility 2232 Review applications

Land Development Services

  • Home Improvement Contractor Licenses and Payments
  • Building Code Modifications and Code Appeals

Environmental Health

  • Temporary Food Events and Permits
  • Marinas
  • Massage Establishments
  • Tattoo Permits
  • Health Sanitation Inspections/CORE
  • Summer Food Service
  • Safety Through Actively Managing Practices (STAMP)

To use the new services on the PLUS platform, applicants must first register for a free account at PLUS Citizen Access. Others can browse and search the site without logging in. More details about PLUS, including previous releases, as well as helpful tutorial videos to walk users through the registration process are available on the PLUS Support Center page.

PLUS registration page


Contact Name
Mary Mulrenan
Contact Information

Public Information Officer
Fairfax County Land Development Services
703-324-2743, TTY 711

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