Department of Planning and Development

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our offices are open 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
703-324-1380 TTY 711
12055 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035
Tracy Strunk

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Zoning in Fairfax County

The Department of Planning and Development enforces, maintains and administers the provisions of the Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance and Noise Ordinance and is charged with processing all zoning applications submitted to the County, and formulating recommendations to the approving bodies.

Fairfax County Land Development Process

The land development process in Fairfax County involves comprehensive reviews by numerous county and non-county agencies and may involve many steps before a project can be approved. Every project is unique and subject to its own set of requirements depending on the location and complexities of the project.

What Can I Do With My Property?

View frequently asked questions regarding zoning regulations and requirements in Fairfax County.

How Do I Find My Zoning District?

To determine the Zoning District of your property, please use the Zoning District Analyzer interactive map. After determining the Zoning District of the property the user can determine what specific uses are allowed in this district and other information regarding the district classification and it's requirements in the Zoning Ordinance. 

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