Department of Planning and Development

703-324-1380 TTY 711
12055 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035
Tracy Strunk

DPD PLUS Information & Support

The Planning and Land Use System (PLUS) is a new multi-agency platform for Fairfax County customers to complete their zoning, building, permitting or other land development processes online. Through PLUS, customers can conduct online transactions under the Departments of Health, Land Development Services, Fire and Rescue, Code Compliance and Planning and Development. Customers can create and submit applications online (such as building permits), pay fees, track application status, receive electronic notifications and conduct searches. PLUS replaced all legacy systems (FIDO, PAWS and ProjectDox) beginning October 31, 2022.

To use the new services on the PLUS platform, applicants must first register for a free account at PLUS Application Portal. Others can browse and search the site without logging in. 

PLUS Application Portal

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

Please Note: Microsoft Edge is the preferred browser for PLUS.

DPD specific applications or processes that have moved to PLUS and are now accepted digitally are listed in the sections below by release (click to expand). You may also click on an application/process name to view the individual webpage for more detailed information.

DPD PLUS Release Information

Planning Division

  • Comprehensive Plan Amendment

Zoning Administration Division

Zoning Evaluation Division

Training & Resources

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