Planning, Permitting and Construction

CONTACT INFORMATION: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Permitting Business Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (M-Th), 9:15 a.m. - 4 p.m. (F)
703-324-1780 TTY 711
12055 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035
Multiple Development Agency Directors

Assistance for Religious Uses and Nonprofit Community Groups


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The Nonprofit and Religious Use Coordinator guides organizations through the county’s zoning and permitting requirements for non-residential land development and construction. This service is provided as part of the Project Management Program.

The coordinator can help you anytime during the development process. Places of worship are allowed by right in most areas zoned as industrial or commercial after approval of a parking tabulation and a building permit. For other zoning classifications, a special permit or special exception is required. You can get acquainted with the zoning and development process by reviewing our development process overview.

The coordinator can provide help with the following:

Nonprofits/Places of Worship informational flyer, available in the following languages:

Schedule a Meeting

  • two people reviewing papersPRIVATE MEETINGS with the coordinator can cover all aspects of the land development process
  • PRE-APPLICATION MEETINGS include representatives from other agencies that are involved in your project. No approvals are provided at these meetings
  • PROBLEM-SOLVING MEETINGS can assist you in resolving any issues that arise during your project.

You can request a meeting online for religious or nonprofit community groups at anytime or contact the coordinator at 703-877-5711, TTY 711, for more information.

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