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10/21/19: Updated Plan Review Times

See how long your review is expected to take, and how it compares to past months. You can see the latest estimates here.

10/10/19: Closed Wednesday, October 30

The Development Services Counter will be closed to the public on Wednesday, October 30. This is our regularly-scheduled closure on the last Wednesday of the month.


Welcome to the Building Safety Division of the City of Falls Church. We enforce the codes and regulations established by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the City governing the construction, alteration, and maintenance of buildings and structures within the City for the protection of residents and property.

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