Planning & Zoning

  1. Building Permits

    Apply for the necessary building permits.

  2. Comprehensive Plan

    The city's Comprehensive Plan is a policy document that guides the city for a 20-year period.

  3. Design Guidelines

    View the city's design guidelines.

  4. Development Services

    Find planning and zoning resources, building permits, and city maps.

  5. New Mixed-Use Development

    With three new mixed-use developments completed and several under construction, the City of Falls Church's real estate is one of the hottest investment opportunities on the entire East Coast.

  6. Private Development

    The Department of Public Works (DPW) is an integral part of the development review and permitting process in the City of Falls Church. DPW engineers review both residential and commercial permit plans / applications for code compliance, engineering issues, and floodplain concerns.