Riding lessons, other than as permitted above, shall be deemed a riding/boarding stable and shall require special permit approval in those districts where permitted.
Home occupations include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:
It is important to note that home occupations are different from home professional offices. The offices, studios, and occupational rooms located within a single family detached residence of licensed or certified physicians, physical therapists, psychiatrists or psychologists, engineers, architects, real estate appraisers or brokers, insurance agents and other professionals who see clients are allowed as home professional offices. A home professional office requires a public hearing and the approval of a special permit by the Board of Zoning Appeals. If you believe that your occupation is more closely identified with a home professional office, please contact the Zoning Evaluation Division of the Department of Planning and Development at 703-324-1290, TTY 711 for further information.
All Home Occupation Permit applications require:
Completed applications may be submitted in person, by email or postal mail to:
Department of Planning and Development
Zoning Administration Division
Zoning Permits Branch
12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 250
Fairfax, Virginia 22035-5508
8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday - Thursday
9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday
12000 Government Center Pkwy
Fairfax, VA 22035