Fairfax County Property Information

House Location Plats

House location plats show the location of structures on an individual property. Use this online form to order a plat of your property. These are maintained by the Zoning Permit Review Branch of the Zoning Administration Division, part of the Department of Planning and Development, located in Suite 250 of the Herrity Building (12055 Government Center Pkwy). For more information, call 703-222-1082 or email ordadmin@fairfaxcounty.gov

For more information on this and other zoning-related property issues, please visit the Zoning Administration Division's "What Can I Do With My Property?" FAQ page.

Subdivision Plats

Subdivision plats show lot lines for all properties in a subdivision. These plats and plans are housed within Land Development Services agency. Please contact Records and Information in Suite 555 of the Herrity Building (12055 Government Center Pkwy).

For more information, call 703-324-1895, or visit their website.

Easements

Land Development Services hosts the Site Records Viewer, which contains approved site records, including ~80 types of records (including some easements and plats). Many of these records may also be viewed in hard copy format at the Land Development Services agency. Please contact Records and Information in Suite 555 of the Herrity Building. For more information, call 703-324-1895, or visit their website.

While Land Development Services has some property easements, the official property records must be viewed to ensure that all legally recorded easement information is shown. These official records may be found in the Fairfax County Circuit Court’s Court Public Access Network (CPAN) system. They may also be found in the deed books available at the Land Records Division of the County Circuit Court. They are located in Suite 317 of the Fairfax County Courthouse (4110 Chain Bridge Rd). For more information, call 703-691-7320, or visit their website.

Recorded Deeds

Deeds recorded in Fairfax County are available through the Land Records Division of the County Circuit Court.

They are located in Suite 317 of the Fairfax County Courthouse (4110 Chain Bridge Rd). For more information, call 703-691-7320, or visit their website.

Floodplain Maps and Studies

This information is available by contacting the Stormwater Planning Division of the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services. They are in Suite 449 of the Government Center (12000 Government Center Pkwy). For more information, call 703-324-5500, or visit their website.

Parcel Information

Many parcel questions can be answered by utilizing the My Neighborhood or Real Estate Assessment Information Site online applications.

The Fairfax County Validator is a search engine for verifying addresses, parcel ID numbers (PINs), and street names that fall within Fairfax County

Please refer to our PIN formatting guide for information on how the parcel identification numbers are created. 

Responsibility for parcel data is shared between the GIS & Mapping Services Office & the Department of Tax Administration. For map-specific questions (regarding the existence or shape of parcels) not resolved by referring to our online applications, please contact the GIS & Mapping Services office.

Questions regarding information associated with the parcels (ex: ID number, owner, sale dates, assessed values) should be addressed to the Department of Tax Administration at 703-222-8234. They are located in Suite 223 of the Government Center (12000 Government Center Pkwy).

Correcting Property Errors

If there is an error in acreage/square footage, and it is found in a previously recorded document (a plat or description in the deed book), then it will require recording a deed of correction at the courthouse. This will be either a description or signed plat from a surveyor. For further information please contact the Land Records Division of the County Circuit Court. They are located in Suite 317 of the Fairfax County Courthouse (4110 Chain Bridge Rd). For more information, call 703-691-7320, or visit their website.

If the error is on the Department of Tax Administration’s Real Estate Assessment Information Site, and the recorded plat or description is correct, then use this contact form to report the error.

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