• 5 County Complex Court, Suite 210
    Prince William, VA 22192
    Phone: 703-792-7615
    Email: planning@pwcgov.org
    Office Hours: 8a.m. - 5p.m.
    Monday - Friday, except holidays
 
FY2015 Fee Schedule - Effective July 1, 2014!

​The BOCS approved a 3.5% across-the-board increase, rounded to the nearest dollar, to the fee schedule. The revisions affect fees in the Departments of Development Services, Public Works, Transportation, the Planning Office and the Fire Marshal's Office

FY14 Fee Schedules
Effective July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014

FY15 Fee Schedules
Effective July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015

Updated Proffers Policy - Effective July 1, 2014
The BOCS approved the current Policy Guide for Monetary Contributions on June 17, 2014. The new policy becomes effective July 1. 2014.  Policy Guide For Monetary Contributions
Cockpit Point Battlefield Study

The Cockpit Point Battlefield Study for the draft report is underway! Visit the Study webpage for more information.

Discover the Potomac Communities
​The Planning Office and Department of Economic Development recently joined forces to complete the Potomac Communities Initiative. The publication is a compilation of some of the Communities' abundant assets and highlights current opportunities for economic and community development from Interstate 95 eastward to the Potomac River.
Projects Under Review

Want to know what’s under review in Prince William County? Check out the Development Application Processing Schedule.

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.

 

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 District
 
  Architectural Review Board
   DCSM/Zoning Ordinance Advisory Committee

Upcoming Events

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 News & Announcements

 
  • 2014 Winter Alliance

    February 24, 2014

    2014 Winter Alliance is now available to read! For more click here. ​Read More

  • DMS Project Update

    January 30, 2014

    ​Stay up-to-date with the progress of the Development Management System (DMS) Project! Visit DMS Project for more information.

    Read More
  • 2012 Build-Out Analysis

    November 25, 2013

    Read all about the recently published 2012 Build-Out Analysis!