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Development Fee Information

Building Development and Land Development are now accepting in person payments with credit cards bearing the Visa, MasterCard and Discover name and logo for development related fees, excluding Proffers, Bonds and Escrow payments.

building development fy21 Fee Schedule: Effective July, 2020 - June 30, 2021 = BDD FEE SCHEDULE (FY21)

land development FY21 Fee Schedule: Effective July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021 = LDD FEE SCHEDULE (FY21)

The revisions affect fees in the Departments of Development Services, Public Works, Transportation, the Office of Planning, and the Fire Marshal's Office.

Land Development FY21 Fee Schedule – With the exceptions noted on the table on the Land & Site Development Fees webpage, the BOCS approved a 2.9% across-the-board increase to the fee schedule.  The increase will support the following fee based activities: Rezoning and Special Use Permit Applications (SUPs), Site and Subdivision Plans, Geotechnical Studies, Floodplain, Resource Protection Area Studies, Site Development Bond Administration and Permits, and Lot Grading Plan Reviews. 


Building Development FY21 Fee Schedule – With the exceptions noted on the Building Development Fees webpage, the BOCS approved a 1.2% across-the-board increase. 

Payment Methods  Payment can be made using cash, checks, or credit/debit cards for all development related fees.  However, credit card payments for bonds and/or escrows (including lot escrows) will not be accepted (cash or separate check only).  Checks should be made payable to ‘Prince William County’ or ‘PWC’.  Only the following credit/debit cards will be accepted for land development fees: Master Card, Visa, and Discover.  All credit/debit card transactions must be processed in person.  Currently, we do not accept credit/debit card payments over the phone or online.

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