Coronavirus updates are available on the Emergency Event Information Page.

Please see the Fauquier County COVID-19 Response Hub for updates on countywide efforts in response to the current public health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus.

Our “Community Helping Community” initiative gives local businesses a platform to share their services and offerings to the community during these trying times. Businesses and service-providers are encouraged to use the sign-up form to add their information to the County's interactive map for businesses and services.

Temporary Closure 

In response to the COVID-19 virus, Fauquier County Community Development will be closed to the public until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Community Development makes the safety of our customers, vendors, employees, and community its top priority. Customers with questions are encouraged to call 540-422-8200. 

Until further notice, we will conduct business in the following manner:

We strongly encourage our customers to take advantage of our online payment option found here. Customers with questions are encouraged to email individual staff or whenever possible.

Fauquier County has suspended all non-essential travel for its employees and is not permitting participation in group meetings or events.  For more information about COVID-19, please visit the Center for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), and Virginia Department of Health (VDH) websites.


About Community Development

Structure of Community Development


Current Topics of Interest


Seven projects in Fauquier County are planned to be submitted for funding consideration under round 4 (FY 2022) of Virginia's SmartScale transportation funding program. The 4/29/2020 presentation and memo to the Board of Supervisors provide details on these proposed projects.

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The Planning Commission will begin live-streaming and archiving videos of their meetings beginning on January 16, 2020.


Application Tracking Map Now available to view Rezoning, Special Exception, and Special Permit applications from 2014 to the present.


Nonagricultural Fill FAQs


Homeowner’s Guide to a 
Watershed Friendly Backyard

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Route 29 Outreach Meeting

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Groundwater/Water Resources Discussions

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Inside Community Development Newsletter

Todays Building Inspections

Today's Building Inspections

Please note: Inspection start/end times are rough estimates.



Route 15 29 Corridor Guidelines