Northern Virginia Street Acceptance

Northern Virginia Fairfax/Arlington Permits

Street Acceptance Process:


Sketch and Memorandum Procedures adobe reader (PDF, 88 KB) NEW!

Street Acceptance Flowchart - May 2015 adobe reader (PDF, 1.6 MB)

Process for Street Acceptance Inspections - May 2015 adobe reader (PDF, 185 KB)

Tysons Permits and Street Acceptance Guidelines adobe reader (PDF, 436 KB)

Acceptance of Supplemental Right-of-Way Dedication Presentation adobe reader (PDF, 10 MB)


Effective March 1, 2014 

Fairfax County and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) have agreed through a procedural memorandum to allow supplemental right of way dedication as defined by the VDOT’s Directive MDD 6.02, dated January 11, 2010 to be accepted through VDOT’s land use permit system (LUPS).

The implementation will be effective March 1, 2014 for projects submitted to Fairfax County Bonds and Agreements. Permits submitted to Fairfax County Bonds and Agreements prior to March 1, 2014 will be processed under the current street acceptance process.


All street acceptance packages (initial, as-built utility, post construction and final) must be submitted to:


Fairfax County

Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES)

Site Development & Inspections Division (SDID)

12055 Government Center Parkway, Room 535

Fairfax, VA 22035-5503

Phone: 703-324-1720


Secondary Street Acceptance Requirements (SSAR):

Street Acceptance Forms:






Nadia Alphonse 703-259-2934;



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