Step 7 of the development review process is renewal. For all the steps, visit the Development Process Overview.
As the building and site's usefulness becomes obsolete there becomes a need to redevelop or repurpose the site for economic purposes and possibly for community interests. Redevelopment and revitalization are a natural part of the development process.
Renewal and Demolition
A property may fall into decline, reach the end of its useful life and be demolished.
Step 1 - Asbestos Abatement Permit
Step 2 - Plumbing Permit
Step 3 - Demolition Permit
Step 4 - Bond Release
The Board of Supervisors created seven Commercial Revitalization Districts/Areas to sustain economic vitality in the older commercial areas and adjacent neighborhoods in Fairfax County. A variety of current revitalization program initiatives exist.