Department of Planning and Development

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: 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.

TTY 711

12055 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035

Barbara Byron,

Online Land Use and Development Research Tools

Active Zoning Applications Information

Application Weekly Status Reports

The reports below list all zoning applications received and accepted in the week prior to the current week. These reports run automatically on a weekly schedule.  Reports are sorted by magisterial district and include the following information: applicant, CRD status, date accepted, area, tax maps, existing zoning, location description, and application description.

Board Packages for Zoning Applications before Board of Supervisors

Information on applications scheduled to be heard before the Board of Supervisors by meeting date.  The package includes access to the following documents:  Case Number, Applicant Name, Affidavit, Draft Proffers, Draft Development Conditions and Planning Commission Verbatim.

In-Process BOS and PC Zoning Cases

Active, pending zoning cases that have moved into any of these lifecycle statuses within the past two years: Accepted, Assigned, Ready for Hearing, PC Decision, or Deferred Indefinitely. Includes all zoning case types except special permits and variances.

In-Process BZA Zoning Cases

Active, pending Special Permit and Variance zoning cases that moved into any of these lifecycle statuses within the past two years: Accepted, Assigned, Ready for Hearing, and Deferred Indefinitely.


LDSnet provides access to information in the Fairfax County Land Development System (LDS). LDSnet is comprised of two systems: the Zoning and Planning System (ZAPS) and the Plans and Waivers System (PAWS). Through LDSnet, it is possible to search for individual zoning applications and/or plans and studies submitted to the County to perform land-disturbing activities. In addition, the LDS database can be searched for zoning applications or construction plan submissions meeting any combination of the thirty-one search criteria.

Minor Variations

Minor Variations are requests to make certain minor changes to rezoned entitlements. They are heard as action items during the morning at regularly scheduled meetings of the Board of Supervisors. 

Planning and Zoning Viewer

The Planning and Zoning Viewer is an interactive map that provides access to information on active Fairfax County zoning applications scheduled to be heard before the Board of Zoning Appeals, Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors.

Public Hearings and Staff Reports

Zoning and Land Use Applications, and other land use matters are scheduled for public hearings before the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals. Schedules, agendas and information including staff reports on applications that are scheduled for public hearings may be accessed here.

Previous Zoning Applications Information

Final Actions of Zoning Cases

Final actions of Zoning cases heard before the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, and Board of Zoning Appeals. 

Fairfax County Historical Zoning Applications Records 1959 to 1976

Scanned index card records of Zoning Applications before the Fairfax County Planning Commission and Fairfax County Board of Supervisors from 1959 to 1976.

Fairfax Virtual Assistant