PLUS Support Center

Welcome to PLUS, Fairfax County's Planning and Land Use System.

Land planning and development agencies are upgrading online applications. PLUS will be the new central platform to create and submit applications online, pay fees, track application status, and receive electronic notifications. Customers will complete their zoning, building, permitting, or other land development processes online through PLUS.

PLUS Citizen Access

PLUS Citizen Access can be used to track current applications, make changes to these applications or to start a new application.

PLUS Updates

Oct. 13, 2020 - Fairfax County’s Planning Land Use System (PLUS) Launched Successfully on Oct. 13

In a major expansion to make Fairfax County’s land planning and development system more integrative and customer responsive, agencies launched the first phase of the online Planning and Land Use Systems (PLUS) on Oct. 13.

This first release includes a new interface for customers seeking the following transactions with the county:

To submit an application for any of the above, a user must register for a free Citizen Access Account at

Citizen Access home screen

Please note, while the following application types will be entered and processed by County staff using the PLUS system, they are not yet available for submittal through PLUS:

  • Home Occupation Permit (aka Home-Based Business)
  • Interpretation of Zoning Ordinance
  • Noise Waivers
  • Comprehensive Plan Amendment

Requests for these application types should continue to be submitted through existing processes. More information on existing processes is available at the Department of Planning and Development website.

Finally, please note that the status and history of the above application types can be viewed in PLUS.

Oct. 9, 2020 - Planning Land Use System (PLUS) Launches Oct. 13

On Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, Fairfax County’s land planning and development agencies are launching the first phase of an upgrade to our online Planning and Land Use Systems, called PLUS. 

This first release will have a positive impact for customers seeking the following transactions with the county: 

  • Food Establishment Permit and Mobile Food Permit applications, inspections, renewals, and payments. (Environmental Health
  • Address Change and Street Name Change (Land Development Services)
  • Pre-application meetings for potential Zoning Applications, Comprehensive Plan Amendment, Interpretations of Proffers and Development Conditions, Noise Waivers, Home-Based Business (Planning and Development)

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