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

Historical Zoning Ordinances

The Zoning Ordinances below appear as adopted in the year indicated. However, each Zoning Ordinance had multiple amendments between the year of adoption and the next adopted Zoning Ordinance in the series. In addition, there may be related provisions contained in other regulatory documents, such as the Building Code or the Subdivision Ordinance, that apply but are outside the purview of the Department of Planning and Development. To determine which Zoning Ordinance provisions were in effect at a particular time, contact the Zoning Administration Division at 703-324-1314.

The current Zoning Ordinance in effect was adopted by the Board of Supervisors on August 14, 1978, and may be viewed on our main Zoning Ordinance page.  

For the convenience of the public, historical Zoning Ordinances are available for review in portable document format (PDF).

2012 Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance

1978 Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance

1959 Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance

1954 (1941 Base) Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance

1941 Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance

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