The Department of Code Compliance (DCC) investigates most county neighborhood complaints, consisting of issues affecting safety and quality of life. Compliance is achieved through the enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance, Virginia Maintenance Code, Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code (Residential), Grass Ordinance, Noise Ordinance and the Uniform Statewide Building Code (unpermitted construction).
Fairfax County Health Department's Division of Environmental Health protects and improves public health by preventing, minimizing and eliminating exposure to biological, chemical or physical hazards through a variety of regulatory activities, including permitting and inspecting businesses and public facilities.
The Fire Marshal Code Reference Package (CRP) is authored and compiled by members of the Engineering Plans Review Branch. The CRP publication provides technical information and procedural guidance to architects, engineers, designers, and installers about document submittal and plan review requirements associated with the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code (USBC), the Fire Prevention Code, and the Fairfax County Public Facilities Manual (PFM) for projects requiring fire marshal review and approval.