Zoning Administration Division

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.

703-324-1314
TTY 711

12055 Government Center Pkwy.
Fairfax, VA 22035

Leslie Johnson,
Zoning Administrator

The Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance

Please navigate to the Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance by following the link below. This Ordinance is revised through April 13, 2021. It does not include a recently adopted amendment on Agritourism and Related Changes. For more information on this recently adopted amendment, please visit the Recently Adopted Amendments webpage.

New Online Zoning Ordinance Platform

The Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance is now hosted on a new online platform called EnCode. The user-friendly platform is easy to navigate and usable on multiple devices, including cellphones and tablets. 

Should you have any questions regarding the Zoning Ordinance, please contact the Ordinance Administration Branch of the Zoning Administration Division at 703-324-1314, TTY 711 and ask to speak with the Planner of the day.

To determine the Zoning District of your property, please use the Zoning District Analyzer interactive web 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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