Commercial Permits and Certificates

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construction siteThe Town of Vienna reviews site plans and Fairfax County building permit applications for compliance with the Town of Vienna Zoning Code (Chapter 18) and other applicable Town regulations.

Before submitting 

  • Fairfax County serves as the building official, and as such reviews structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire, and health-related requirements before issuing permits.  For questions about these codes and regulations, contact the appropriate Fairfax County agency directly.
  • All plans for Town of Vienna review should be submitted electronically through the IDTPlans portal.  All reviewing departments in the Town of Vienna can access the application in the IDTPlans portal unless specifically noted.
  • A pre-application meeting to discuss the scope of work for commercial projects can be scheduled through the IDTPlans portal prior to submitting. 
  • Applications are locked for editing once the permit has been submitted.  Applicants are encouraged to review permit and application submission requirements before submitting for review. 
  • All applications to the Town of Vienna require an Applicant Authorization Form to be signed by the property owner.  No applications will be accepted without this completed form.

Ready to apply?

Town of Vienna fees 

Once an application has been submitted, you will receive an application number to reference when paying any related fees online at the Town's online payment portal, or directly at Town Hall.

Town staff will assign the fees, but applicants can review the planning and zoning fee schedule online. Department of public works and tree-related fees may also apply. 

Note: All bonds must be paid at the department of finance at Town Hall.

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