Planning and Zoning
The Department of Planning and Zoning works closely with communities to carry out the City's Strategic Plan, fostering amenity-rich, service-oriented and equity-balanced neighborhoods; protecting historic and cultural resources; and supporting diverse and creative businesses. Visit our "About Planning and Zoning" page to learn more about the Department's vision and planning values.
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Old Town North PRGS Redevelopment
Planning for the redevelopment of the former power plan site.
Outdoor Retail and Business Opportunities
Temporary permits and COVID-related enforcement changes for small businesses.
Land Use Services page
This process proposes a text amendment to Section 7-700 of the Zoning Ordinance. For more information and to provide input, visit the project website.
Alexandria's Permitting & Land Use System (APEX) makes it easier for customers to apply and obtain permits and approvals electronically.
Get started with APEX!
This process proposes to update the "accessory apartment" provision in the Zoning Ordinance including rebranding it to 'auxiliary dwelling'.
Contact the Department of Planning and Zoning
301 King Street, Room 2100
Alexandria, VA 22314