Department of Planning and Zoning

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

TTY 711

12055 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035

Fred Selden,

Zoning in Fairfax County

zoning map

The Department of Planning and Zoning enforces, maintains and administers the provisions of the Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance and Noise Ordinance and is charged with processing all zoning applications submitted to the County, and formulating recommendations to the approving bodies.

The Zoning and Land Development process in Fairfax County involves comprehensive reviews by numerous county and non-county agencies and may involve many steps before a project can be approved.  Every project is unique and subject to its own set of requirements depending on the location and complexities of the project.

How Do I find My Zoning District?

The Zoning District Analyzer Interactive Map is an interactive map of existing zoning districts with in Fairfax County. This map enables the ability to toggle on/off each zoning district. 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.