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The new Fee Schedule for FY2016 is now available. Please make sure to use the proper amount when submitting any applications or approvals beginning July 1, 2015. click on the fee option on any of the applications to see what fees are applicable to that form.

Pending Cases Map Application and the Development Application Processing Schedule

Recently added to the Planning Office website is a new interactive map application, Pending Planning Cases, that has up-to-date information about all of the cases in process by the Planning Office. The Development Application Processing Schedule is still available, or use the new Development Services ePortal System to get up-to-date information on development activity in the county for activities such as rezonings, special use permits, proffer amendments, construction and land permits, site plan submissions and inspection schedules. Registration may be required to access some of the information available in ePortal.

Dale City, Virginia SDAT: Furthering the Vision of a Planned Community

The Prince William County Planning Office applied to the American Institute of Architects' (AIA) Sustainable Design Assessment Team program and the application was accepted on January 9, 2015 for a project titled "Dale City, Virginia SDAT: Furthering the Vision of a Planned Community" focusing on the Dale Boulevard corridor in Dale City and explores potential improvements to the four key areas of activity along the corridor at Hoadly Road, Mapledale Avenue, Minnieville Road and Gideon Drive.

Comprehensive Plan: Economic Development Chapter Update

​The Prince William County Planning Office has begun an update to the Economic Development Chapter of the Comprehensive Plan.  The overall goal of the update is to support and implement the existing economic development strategy through land use and development tools and infrastructure improvements

What We Do

The Planning Office has three divisions: Long Range Planning, Current Planning, and Zoning Administration. The office is responsible for the development and implementation of the County's Comprehensive Plan, reviewing development applications, supporting land use tools and policies, and lastly acting as staff to the boards, committees, and commissions.  

Development Applications:
   Rezoning
   Special Use Permits
   Public Facilities
   Zoning Permits
   Zoning Appeals
   Comprehensive Plan Amendments

Boards, Commissions + Committees:
   Planning Commission
   Board of Zoning Appeals
   Historical Commission
   Trails and Blueways Council
   Agricultural and Forestal Districts Advisory Committee
   Architectural Review Board
   DCSM/Zoning Ordinance Advisory Committee

Mission

The mission of the Office of Planning is to assist the community in developing the County to its best potential. Planning staff evaluates and implements policies to support the goals of the community as it prospers and matures.

 

 Planning Events

Upcoming Events
Tuesday, August 4
7:30 pm
Tuesday, August 11
7:30 pm

 News & Announcements

  • Contact Information

    June 9, 2015

    The Planning Office is located in the Development Services Building at 5 County Complex Court, Suite 210, Prince William, VA 22192-9201.
    Office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays.

    Planning Office Contact Information:
       Phone: 703-792-7615
       Fax: 703-792-4401
       Email: planning@pwcgov.org

    Zoning Administration Office Contact Information:
       Phone: 703-792-7615
       Fax: 703-792-4758
       Email: zoning@pwcgov.org 

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