• 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
The Planning Office (Suite 210),
Zoning Administration (Suite 180), and
Records Center (Suite 20) will be CLOSED on
Thursday, April 30, 2015 from 9-10:30am.
We apologize for any inconvenience. 
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
Projects Under Review

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


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:

   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

Tuesday, April 28
Wednesday, May 6
Tuesday, May 12
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 News & Announcements

  • New System Coming November 2014!

    September 24, 2014

    Prince William County Development Agencies are implementing a new Development Management System
  • 2013 Build-Out Analysis

    December 11, 2013

    The 2013 Build-Out Analysis is now available.

    Find the 2012 Read More