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.

TTY 711

12055 Government Center Pkwy
Fairfax, VA 22035

Bill Hicks,

Site Application Center

The Site Application Center is responsible for the triage, acceptance, and distribution of all site-related plans, including related documentation and fees.

Due to an increased volume of applications and site-related inquiries, site-related services may be delayed. Please expect requests and responses to take up to four business days. Thank you for your patience during this temporary delay.

Site-Related Plan & Land Disturbance Process

Phase 1 - Submission

Submit Plans Online: If you are submitting one of the following plan types, submit your plan electronically using ProjectDox.  For more information on how to use ProjectDox visit our ePlans website.

Note: All plans, plats, reports, waivers, etc. for review must be uploaded independently.

  • Site Plans (SP)
  • Minor Site Plans (MSP)
  • Infill Lot Grading Plans (INF)
  • Public Improvement Plans (PI)
  • Subdivision Plans (SD)
  • Conservation Plans (CON)
  • Rough Grading Plans (RGP)
  • Subdivision Grading Plans (SDGP)
  • Site Plan Grading Plans (SPGP)
  • Easement Plats (EP)
  • Parking Studies (PKS)
  • Record Plats (RP)
  • Sanitary As-Builts (SAN) *
  • Site As-Builts (SAB) *
  • Subdivision As-Builts (SDB) *
  • Soils Reports (SR)
  • Water Quality Impact Assessment (WQIA)
  • Waivers
    (Only applies to the waivers listed below. Any waivers not listed below should be continued to be submitted as Site ePaper through Sharefile)
    • Best Management Practice (WBMP)
    • Dam Breach Analysis (WDAM)
    • Dustless Surface (WDSW)
    • Fire Flow (WFFW)
    • Inter-Parcel Access (WIPA)
    • Landscape (WLSW)
    • Public Facilities Manual Modification (WPFM)
    • Peripheral Landscaping (WPL)
    • Road Frontage Improvement (WRDF)
    • Right of Way (WROW)
    • Resource Protection Area (WRPA)
    • Soils Report (WSRW)
    • Streetlights (WSTL)
    • Service Drive (WSVD)
    • Stream Valley Trail (WSVT)
    • Sidewalk (WSW)
    • Storm Water Detention (WSWD)
    • Storm Water Management (WSWM)
    • Tree Cover (WTCW)
    • Trail (WTL)
    • Travel Lane (WTRVL)
    • Transitional Screening (WTSW)
    • Misc. Zoning Ordinance (WZNG)

*associated files that were previously required to be submitted on a CD should be uploaded in the documents folder

For waivers not listed above and all other site-related plans and document types, submit using the Sharefile Submission Form.

Please see the minimum submission requirements for each plan type.

Phase 2 - Plan Review

Check the status of your plan:

Phase 2 FAQ’s (Coming soon)

Phase 3 - Plan Approval and Land Disturbance Permit Issuance

  1. Visit LDSNet to see what outstanding conditions and fees remain on your plan. Learn more on our Meeting Approval Conditions website.
  2. Submit required forms and agreements using the Meeting Approval Conditions form.
  3. Pay Fees – Please reference your project by plan number or description of fees being paid.
  4. Once all conditions and fees are completed the plan will be placed in a queue to be processed for issuance, which is when you will receive the approved plan and Land Disturbance Permit.

Phase 3 FAQ’s (Coming Soon)

What's Next?

Now you’re ready for approval on the outstanding reviews on your building permit. Please submit your approved grading plan to the Permit Services Department so that the plan can be routed to the necessary departments, such as Building Plan Review, Zoning, etc. For more information about building permits, visit LDS Operational Status.

Additional Resources


Need More Information?

For questions or additional information, please contact the Site Application Center staff via email or telephone 703-222-0801, TTY 711. The Site Application Center is located at the Herrity Building, 12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 216, Fairfax, VA 22035.

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