Board of Zoning Appeals

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Open during regular business hours 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

TTY 711

12055 Government Center Pkwy, Suite 801
Fairfax, VA 22035

Lorraine Giovinazzo,
Clerk to the Board of Zoning Appeals

Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting - Speaker Sign-up

Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) meetings are open to the public. If you wish to pre-register to provide phone or video testimony on a particular case during the public hearing, please complete the form below before the meeting to ensure the accuracy of the record. Sign-ups for video testimony must be complete no later than 3 pm, two days before the scheduled hearing.  Sign-ups for pre-registered phone testimony must be complete no later than 3 pm, the day before the scheduled hearing. After you sign up, the Clerk’s office will contact you to confirm your sign up and provide additional information. 

Phone testimony is available the day of the hearing by calling the number on‑screen during the hearing. You will be placed in a queue following those that have pre-registered. 

Speaking Time Allocation

  • Three minutes for speakers addressing the Board on their own behalf or on behalf of a business.
  • Five minutes for speakers representing a civic, citizen, or homeowners association. Only one representative per association is allotted five minutes.
  • Individual association members may speak on their own behalf with a three-minute limit. 
  • In the event of unusual circumstances, the Chairman may request comments be held to shorter time limits.

Audio Visual Support

Registered speakers who have presentations which require audio visual should contact the Department of Cable and Consumer Services - Communications Productions Division (Channel 16) to arrange for AV support.

Sign Up Form

Please completely fill out each field in the form below.  Incomplete forms will not be accepted.

Date of Public Hearing (MM/DD/YYYY): 

Application Number (e.g. “SP/VC/A 2014-MV-999): 

First & Last Name: 

Name of Group or Association (if none, enter N/A): 

Street Address: 

City & State: 

Zip Code:

Daytime Telephone Number:

Email Address: 

Testimony Method (select one):      By Phone        By Video

Speaking In (select one):      Support        Opposition        Neutral/prefer not to say



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