Building Safety Division Will Be Closed on Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22

Office will reopen at City Hall (300 Park Ave.) on Tuesday. April 23

The City Hall renovation project is almost complete, and the schedule is set for reopening the building to the public.

The last day of City Hall offices (including the Building Safety Division) open at 400 N. Washington St. will be Thursday, April 18. 

In addition to the Building Safety Division, the following offices will be closed to the public on Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22, and will reopen at regular hours at 300 Park Ave. on Tuesday, April 23:

  • Commissioner of the Revenue (Vehicle Registration, Business Licenses)
  • Treasurer (Tax Payments, Dog Licenses, Vehicle Decal)
  • Voter Registration
  • Planning (Permits, Building Safety, Zoning)
  • Police Records
  • Public Works (Permits, Solid Waste)
  • Sheriff
  • Administration (City Manager, City Attorney, City Clerk, Communications, Finance, HR, IT)

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*** Open Wednesday, April 24 ***

Due to the office closures associated with the move, we will not be closed for the last Wednesday of the month, as we usually would. We will be open regular hours on Wednesday, April 24. Building inspections will be scheduled as usual.

Online Inspection Requests

If you haven't already been requesting inspections online, now is the perfect time to start! You can still submit requests during our Friday and Monday closures, or any time, and we will process them as soon as we are up and running.


Welcome to the Building Safety Division of the City of Falls Church. We enforce the codes and regulations established by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the City governing the construction, alteration, and maintenance of buildings and structures within the City for the protection of residents and property.

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