Zoning & Subdivision Regulations and Adopted Amendments

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Refer to the City of Fairfax Zoning Map or Real Estate Database to determine what Zoning District your property lies within.  

Accessory Use Table

Encroachment Allowed In Yards

Non-Residential (Dimensional) Standards

Parking Requirements

Principal Use Table

Residential (Dimensional) Standards



Amendments to the Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances (effective October 1, 2016) were adopted by the City Council and made effective on December 19, 2017.  The amendments were identified as part of the regular review and maintenance of the ordinances and were reviewed by the City Council and the Planning Commission at work sessions.  The Planning Commission and City Council held public hearing on the amendments on November 27, 2017 and December 19, 2017, respectively. 

Adopted Zoning Ordinance Text Amendments

Adopted Subdivision Ordinance Text Amendments

It may be useful to review the text amendments in conjunction with the currently adopted ordinances. Those may be viewed by clicking here. Both the Subdivision and Zoning Ordinances will be updated with these amendments shortly.