Code of Virginia §15.2 Ch. 22 grants localities in the Commonwealth the legislative authority to classify and regulate development on the land under its jurisdiction.
- Arlington County Zoning Ordinance
- Appendix A: Columbia Pike Form Based Code – Commercial Centers
- Appendix B: Columbia Pike Form Based Code – Neighborhoods
- Zoning Boundaries Map
- Zoning Ordinance Archive
For questions, call 703-228-3883.
Recent Zoning Amendments
The authority to amend the Zoning Ordinance and/or the Zoning Boundaries Map resides solely with the Arlington County Board, upon the recommendation of the Planning Commission, at a duly advertised public hearing. Upcoming and recent Zoning Ordinance amendments are available below:
Zoning Determinations & Advice
The Zoning Ordinance is interpreted by the Zoning Administrator when there is a need for clarity in either the application or administration of the zoning regulations. View Zoning Determinations & Advice for an index of standing determinations and how to submit a request.
A Rezoning is also known as a change in land classification. Applications are filed with the Zoning Administrator and a decision is made by the County Board.
Commonly-searched zoning topics: