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The Zoning Administration Division administers standards for development, land use and structures in the City in accordance with the Zoning Ordinance. The division is responsible for use and sign permits, site plan and subdivision review, administrative approvals and zoning compliance, bond administration, and zoning inspections and enforcement. This Division also provides staff support to the Board of Zoning Appeals.

Zoning Administration Staff is responsible for issuance of the permits that are required to ensure that property values are protected and businesses thrive. The division also coordinates review of Site Plan, Erosion and Sediment Control Plans and Subdivision proposals.

Zoning Enforcement Staff is available to ensure the City’s land use and development standards are implemented in a manner that protects the general public health, safety and welfare. Notices of Violation are used to advise property owners or business owners of possible Code infractions. When action is not taken to correct the violation a Civil Penalty Ticket is issued.

Disclaimer: The information provided on the Zoning webpages is intended as a guide only. These webpages have no legal status. The City of Fairfax Zoning Ordinance is the legislative act adopted by the City Council.