Department of Planning

Planning & Zoning Resources & Tools

Zoning and Land Development Process Overview

The Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning conduct many high-profile projects and studies, as well as proposedComprehensive Plan amendmentsand theZoning Ordinance amendments.

Take the Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance Structure Options Survey

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

Fairfax County Modernizes its Zoning Rules for Restaurants

Enforcing, maintainingand administering the provisions of the Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance, Noise Ordinance, and processing zoning applications submitted and formulating recommendations to the approving bodies.

Land Use and Development News including newsletters, agendas,letters to industry and other new and noteworthy information regardingPlanning andZoning in Fairfax County.

zMOD – Fairfax County Zoning Ordinance Modernization Project

Frequently Asked Questions and Topicsregarding Planning, Zoning and Land Use and Development in Fairfax County.

Zoning Application and Development Review Process Overview

The mission of the Department of Planning and Zoning is to promote livable communities which enhance the quality of life for the present and the future. Our purpose is to provide proposals, advice and assistance on land use, development review and zoning issues to those who make decisions on such issues in Fairfax County.

Information on items scheduled for public hearings before the Planning Commission, Board of Supervisors and Board of Zoning Appeals including staff reports,information on current applications and actions on previous land use and development applications.

Site-Specific Plan Amendment (SSPA) Process

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Zoning Administration to Hold Three Open Houses in May and June

Land Use and Development Information Portal

Guiding the decision-making process regardingthe built and natural environment for Fairfax County including the Comprehensive Plan, Environmental Issues, Public Facilities and Historic and Heritage Resources.

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Planning and Zoning Maps and Geographic Applications providing data forlearning and analysis of land use and development in Fairfax County.

Fairfax County to Hold Public Hearings on Proposed Zoning Rules for Short-Term Lodging

Zoning and Land Use Applications Information

Online Resources and Informationfor learningabout planning and zoning including an overview of the land use and development processin Fairfax County.

Planning & Zoning Resources & Tools

Zoning and Land Use Applications Information

Zoning and Land Development Process Overview

Land Use and Development Information Portal

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