The Loudoun County Department of Planning and Zoning is responsible for reviewing rezonings, special exceptions and related applications to determine consistency with county plans and ordinances.
If the business you want to operate is not permitted by right under the Zoning Ordinance, you may need to apply for a special exception or minor special exception to be allowed to operate in your particular zoning district. Prior to applying, you will need to meet with Planning and Zoning Department staff for a pre-application conference. More information and links to required documents are online:
Loudoun Online Land Application System
The Loudoun Online Land Application System (LOLA) provides a user-friendly tool to access information regarding legislative land development applications and provides a format for public input for active applications.
Email Building and Development (general questions)
P.O. Box 7000
Leesburg, VA 20177-7000
Permitting and Land Development Counters
1 Harrison Street, SE, Second Floor
Leesburg, VA 20175
Hours: Monday- Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Building Plan Review & Inspections
1503 Edwards Ferry Road, NE, Suite 300
Leesburg, VA 20176
Hours: Monday- Friday, 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.