Department of Planning and Zoning

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. M-F

12055 Government Center Pkwy., Suite 730
Fairfax, VA 22035

Marianne Gardner,
Director

Planning

planning-icon.jpgLong range planning in Fairfax County is guided by the Comprehensive Plan (The Plan).  The Plan, is required by state law to be used as a guide in decision-making about the built and natural environment by the county's Board of Supervisors and other agencies, such as the Planning Commission.  

This dynamic document provides objectives, policies, and guidelines to guide planning and development review considerations toward implementing county goals for the future land use, transportation and public facilities development patterns in Fairfax County for present and future generations.

Planning in Fairfax County involves many elements, including those listed below.