Site Plan Review Unit

The Site Plan Review Unit works with Planning & Zoning, Transportation & Environmental Services and Parks & Recreation to ensure minimum emergency access and fire department connections are achieved for all new mid rise to high rise building developments.

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The Site-Plan Review Unit works with the Fire Department, Planning & Zoning, Transportation & Environmental Services, Department of Education and Parks & Recreation to facilitate building code compliance. This includes building evaluations for childcare facilities, site feasibility, flood mitigation and pre-building permit code consultations, inspections, and reviews.

The Site Plan Unit is responsible for multi-agency plan reviews, childcare building evaluations/inspections required by the Department of Education and as-built bond release site inspections. This unit works in tandem with the Fire Department, Planning & Zoning, Transportation & Environmental Services to ensure emergency access; review of building height and area; fire flows; fire department connections; fire lanes; accessibility and site feasibility prior to building permit application and issuance.


Cooper, Charles - Site Plans Examiner

Permit Center: 703.746.4200

Office: 703.746.4197

Mobile: 703.930.3316
charles.cooper@alexandriava.gov

Hours of Operation:  Monday - Friday,  8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


As the general welfare, health, safety and convenience of the community are directly affected by the development of land, it is in the direct interest of the public that site development be conceived, designed and developed in accordance with the Uniform Statewide Building Code, the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code and the Code of the City of Alexandria.
The Site Plan Unit reviews the following projects:

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Site Plan Review Process Flow Chart

Site Plan Review Flow Chart

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