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    The Planning Office is responsible for the review of development applications including rezonings, special use permits, comprehensive plan amendments, agricultural and forestal districts, zoning appeals and variances, and public facility reviews. The office acts as support staff to the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, Historical Commission, Agricultural & Forestal Districts Advisory Committee, Architectural Review Board, and Trails & Blueways Council. The Planning Office has four divisions: Long-Range Planning, Current Planning, Zoning Administration, and Community Development.

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    5 County Complex Ct., Ste. 210,
    Prince William, VA 22192
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    (703) 792-7615 (TTY: 711)
    Mon – Fri 8am – 5pm
    Parag Agrawal, AICP
    Parag Agrawal, AICP
    Director of Planning
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    Pathway to 2040

    Citizen involvement in developing the 2040 Comprehensive Plan is critical. Share your thoughts, ideas, and suggestions with the Planning Office and other County agencies to help shape the ongoing Comprehensive Plan update and the future of Prince William County.

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    Historical Publications

    Prince William County’s Historical Commission offers a number of noteworthy publications on the County’s history for sale or at no charge. These range from battlefields to railroads, historical markers, maps, community histories and more.

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    Development Application Processing Schedule

    Get the latest information on pending and completed zoning requests, special use permits, comprehensive plan amendments and more.

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    Growth in Prince William County

    The Build-Out Analysis is an annual publication produced by the Planning Office that provides an update on growth in Prince William County. Information is pulled from occupancy permits, rezonings, special use permits, and Comprehensive Plan amendments that were issued or approved during the reporting year.

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    Mixed-Use District Community Learning Session

    Have you ever imagined living in a neighborhood where you can walk to a café to get a cup of coffee or to a restaurant to get dinner without having to get into your automobile to get to these retail services? Over the past two years, the Planning Office has been working with the community, Board of County Supervisors, and stakeholders to make this a possibility. Join Planning Office staff for an online learning session on June 3, 2021 at 6:00 PM to learn more about the new district.

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    Agritourism & Arts Overlay District Community Learning Session

    Do you want to enhance the community;s rural economy? Have you ever wanted to run an Agricultural or Arts business from your home? The County's new Agritourism and Arts Overlay District allows landowners to take advantage of their beautiful agricultural land while pursuing their entrepreneurial dreams. Join Planning Office staff for an online learning session on May 27, 2021 at 6:00 PM to learn more about the new overlay district.

Development Services ePortal

ePortal is Prince William County’s Development Services’ online customer access point to permits, inspections, plans, requests, code enforcement and more.
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Regional Development Initiatives

Curious about what neighboring jurisdictions, including the independent cities of Manassas and Manassas Park and towns within the county, are doing with development adjacent to Prince William County?
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