Zoning Permit Review and Approval

A zoning approval is required before starting a use, erecting a structure or building, obtaining building permits, or obtaining certificates of use and occupancy. Applications can be submitted* at the Zoning Office on the first floor of the Development Services Building 5 County Complex Court Prince William VA 22192 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
* Please Note: All Applications for Zoning Approvals should be submitted in person.
The following permits are routinely applied for on a walk-through basis (in order to receive walk-through status applications must be presented to the Zoning Counter no later than 3:45 p.m.):


The following permits require a typical review period of ten days to six weeks:


Additional Information 


Please Note:

  • The amount of time needed for review varies depending on the complexity of the specific proposal completeness of the information provided and seasonal workload. 
  • Applicants should call 703-792-6830 before visiting the Zoning Administration Division to verify the information required for submission that appropriate staff is available or to schedule an appointment.