Department of Community Development and Planning
The Department of Community Development and Planning is made up of three divisions dedicated to improving and promoting Fairfax City's residential and business areas.
The Planning and Design Review Division helps with long-range planning and the design of new developments. Comprehensive and master plans come out of this division.
The Current Planning Division deals with zoning ordinances, providing standards for development, land use and structures in the city. It reviews rezoning, special-use permits, special exception and variance applications. It reviews site plans, subdivisions and the city's Chesapeake Bay water quality program.
The Economic Development Division works to strengthen the city's economic base by promoting office and retail opportunities and helping those interested navigate city regulations and processes.
Find this office in City Hall Annex Room 207.
- Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 5pm