The Board of Supervisors adopted the Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 112.2, at an in-person public hearing on Tuesday, May 9, 2023. The new Zoning Ordinance is effective immediately.
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.
The Zoning Ordinance Work Program (ZOWP) or Work Program is adopted by the Board of Supervisors annually and establishes the priorities and timing for the development of amendments to the Zoning Ordinance. The amendment requests originate from the Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, citizens, industry representatives, and county staff.
Proposed Zoning Ordinance amendments are actively researched and evaluated by staff to develop a proposal for updates to the Zoning Ordinance. The amendments are then authorized for public hearings before the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors.
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.