The Community Development Division manages the land use and design review approval processes, including the evaluation of applications for rezoning, special use permit, special exception, variance, and certificate of appropriateness, proffers and development conditions, and also provides staff support to the City’s Board of Architectural Review.


Application Forms

Board of Architectural Review

Planned Developments

Special Use, Special Exception and Variance

Zoning Map Amendments (Rezoning), Proffer Amendments or Master Development Plan Amendments

Policy Documents

Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances

City of Fairfax Design Guidelines

Old Town Fairfax Streetscape Standards


Architectural Review FAQs