1. Permits
  2. Required Plans
  3. Additional Considerations
  4.  Fees
  5. Inspections

Required Permits

  • A building permit and zoning permit is required for all decks.
    • If your property is located in an incorporated town within Loudoun County, submit an approved zoning permit from the town with your application.

Additional Documentation

In addition to the permit application, you are required to submit:

Learn who should apply for permits.

How to Apply

  • Submit a permit application, a plat of your property, and deck drawings in one of the following ways: 
    • Online in LandMARC - (Account required)
    • In person: Building and Development
      Loudoun County Government Center
      1 Harrison Street, SE.
      Leesburg, Virginia 20175
      Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
      • Please bring a set of plans or the Typical Deck Detail packet and the house location plat with the deck sketched on it.


Call Building and Development at 703-777-0220, option 1.