Community Development

The mission of the Department of Community Development is to maintain a high quality of life for Manassas residents and businesses through sound land use planning, code enforcement, stewardship of parks, cultural and recreational resources, and education. The office shall also strive to strengthen the local tax base through existing business retention and expansion and new business attraction.

new computer system

Permitting self service is now available. Thank you for your patience as we transition to a new customer-friendly system! You may now check the status of building permits and plan reviews; pay permit fees; schedule building/trade inspections; and verify the status of inspections.          

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Annaburg Manor

Read the Annaburg Manor Report by Architect John F. Heltzel AIA, PC

Read the presentation from the Architectural Review Board special Work Session to solicit public comment on the Historic Overlay District and Landmark proposal for Annaburg Manor. ​

​Read the Background report on the Historic Overlay District and Landmark proposal.

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