Fairfax County’s Stormwater Management (SWM) Requirements

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Any project in Fairfax County exceeding 2,500 square feet in land disturbance will require a Site Plan prepared by a Civil Engineer and a Land Disturbance/Stormwater Permit upon County approval of the plan. This includes Tear Down & Rebuild, Home Additions, and Pool & Patio projects in Fairfax County. As land development continues on multiple properties […]

Virginia’s Stormwater Management Program and What It Means to Your Construction Project

Northern Virginia Stormwater Runoff

Stormwater management is a critical aspect of every construction project. As land development continues on multiple properties across a State County, an important question that civil engineers must consider is how to best manage stormwater runoff for each project. Homes built today are much larger than homes built 50 years ago. With the larger impervious […]