Existing Permits Northern Virginia Fairfax Permits




Existing Permits



Phone:  (703) 259-1773 or Email:  novafairfaxpermits@vdot.virginia.gov

All correspondence must include the permit number and the route number and a valid email address.  Submit correspondence to our office by mail, fax (703-815-1453), or in person.

Use the Permit Update Request Form for all extension, reinstatement and inspection requests.


  • Work has not started
  • Request permit cancellation in writing


Completions / Surety Refunds

  • Work has been completed
  • Request permit inspection using website
  • Include current mailing address for all surety refunds



  • Permit is not expired and has not been previously extended
  • Request permit extension in writing, stating reason(s) extension is required
  • See 24VAC30 for administrative fee



  • Permit is expired or has been previously extended
  • Request permit reinstatement in writing, stating reason(s) re-instatement is required
  • See 24VAC30 for administrative fee



  • Scope of work has changed
  • Complete and sign a Revision Application


Pavement Open Cut Requests

  • Submit completed and signed Pavement Open Cut request (LUP-OC NOVA)
  • Include a stamped self-addressed envelope, pre-paid Federal Express or UPS shipping label, or inform us that you will pick up the approved Open Cut from our office.
  • Include photographs of pavement to be open cut (digital are acceptable)
  • Include plans (1 copy)
  • Include traffic control plans signed and sealed by a VA Professional Engineer (4 copies) or include temporary traffic control plans from the latest edition of the Virginia Work Area Protection Manual.



Page last modified: Oct. 30, 2019