Department of Planning and Development

Fairfax County, Virginia



Our office hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Permit counter hours are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon-Thu and 9:15 a.m.-4 p.m. Fri.

703-324-1380 | TTY 711

12055 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035

Barbara Byron, Director



The mission of the Department of Planning and Development is to promote livable communities which enhance the quality of life for the present and the future. Our purpose is to provide proposals, advice and assistance on land use, development review and zoning issues to those who make decisions on such issues in Fairfax County.

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Notice: Herrity Building Closed to the Public

To help limit the spread of the coronavirus, Fairfax County closed all government buildings and facilities to the public on Friday, March 27, until further notice. However, the county government remains open for business online and by phone and mail. DPD phone numbers and email contact information are provided below. Bins have been placed at the front of the Herrity Building for drop-off of materials.

Learn how to submit Zoning Permit applications and Sign Permit submissions during this time

Submit an online payment for certain land use applications and permit types

Request a PDF copy of a single family detached property plat

Request an upload link to submit large files such as plans

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