Zoning Regulations

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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

NonResidential (Dimensional) Standards

Parking Requirements

Principal Use Table

Residential (Dimensional) Standards



The links below include potential text amendments to the City's Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances. These drafts have been prepared by City staff and will be reviewed by the City Council and Planning Commission at upcoming work sessions. Public hearings on these proposed text amendments will be held later in Fall 2017. Community members are encouraged to review the drafts and provide input to the Director of Community Development and Planning, Brooke Hardin via email at brooke.hardin@fairfaxva.gov or by phone at 703-385-7821.

Draft Zoning Ordinance Text Amendments

Revised Draft Zoning Ordinance Text Amendments

Draft 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.