Permits & Land Use Applications

Page updated on Nov 16, 2019 at 12:10 PM

The new APEX Permitting & Land Use System makes it easier for customers to apply for and obtain permits and approvals electronically. APEX offers electronic application, plan submission and review for permits and land use applications; online payments; real-time status tracking for permit and land use applications; online inspection scheduling, tracking and updates; advanced search capabilities; and easy, effective communication with customers.

Need Assistance? Call the APEX Help Line: 703.746.4230

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APEX Document Library

Find checklists, forms, documents and required attachments related to APEX permit and plan applications.

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P&Z Applications & Forms

Find checklists, applications, forms and documents related to land use plan reviews and approvals.

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How to Request Inspections

Learn how to request and schedule inpsections in the APEX system.


Visit the Permit Center

For customers who prefer in-person assistance with permits, visit the City's multi-department Permit Center (Room 4200).

Visit Planning & Zoning

For customers who need in-person assistance with land use applications, visit the Department of Planning & Zoning (Room 2100).

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