• The Department of Development Services (DDS) provides service to the County’s development customers through a partnership approach in order to streamline the development process.
The Department of Development Services (DDS) is the lead development agency for the County. DDS works closely with many affiliated agencies, including Planning, the Fire Marshal, Public Works, Transportation and Information Technology, to assist customers with development projects. Our goal is to help customers complete their projects in a timely manner in compliance with County and state requirements.


About Development Services
  • Home Improvement Projects: find your home improvement project on Building Development's pages and learn more about the requirements.
  • Visit Building Development for new commercial construction and information on opening a business in an existing building.
  • Learn about Subdivision Plan Review and Bonds and Permits from Land Development.



 Contact Us

Suite 120
Prince William, VA 22192
Phone: 703-792-6930
Fax: 703-792-5285
Email: DDS@pwcgov.org

 Customer Service Counters

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 News & Announcements

NEW Development Management System & ePortal went live on November 12, 2014.
New Proffer Analysis Policy
FY15 Fee Schedules 
DMS Project Update
Stay up-to-date with the progress of Development Management System Project.  More Information
Alliance Newsletter (Feb 2014)
Read the Winter 2014 edition of
The Alliance newsletter online at