Useful Phone Numbers


Cox Communications
Cable television provider
Phone: 703-378-8400 or 703-378-8411

Dominion Virginia Power
Electric power
Phone: 888-667-3000

Telephone service
Phone: 703-954-6222

Washington Gas
Natural gas distribution
Phone: 703-750-1000

City of Fairfax Utilities
Water and sewer service
Phone: 703-385-7915

Fairfax Water
Phone: 703-698-5800


Virginia Department of Taxation
Phone: 800-367-8037

City of Fairfax
Commissioner of the Revenue Office
Phone: 703-385-7885
Fairfax County Department of Tax Administration
Phone: 703-222-8234


All dogs four months old and older
must be licensed each year. For questions
regarding license fees, call 703-222-8234.


To find out which hauler services your home, contact your homeowner’s association or call the Division of Solid Waste Collection and Recycling
(DSWCR) at 703-802-3322, and select option 0 to reach a Customer
Service Specialist. For a list of private waste collection companies licensed by Fairfax County call 703-324-5230.


Emergency Police, Fire, Ambulance
Phone: 911, TTY 911

Non-emergency Police, Fire, Ambulance
Phone: 703-691-2131
TTY 703-204-2264

Poison Control
Phone: 202-625-3333
TTY 202-362-8563

Phone: 703-691-2131
TTY 703-204-2264

Sewer Line Breaks or Emergencies
Phone: 703-323-1211
TTY 703-239-8498

Fairfax County Government Information
Phone: 703-324-3185

City of Fairfax

Government/Community Relations
Phone: 703-385-7855

Fairfax County

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors (Chairman, Sharon Bulova)
Phone: 703-324-2321

Fairfax County Economic Development Authority
Phone: 703-790-0600


Residents of Fairfax County and the City of Fairfax are required to pay a personal property tax on motor vehicles. Additionally, residents of Fairfax City must purchase a decal for each vehicle.. Decals must be purchased within 60 days of moving into the City or buying a car. Although Fairfax County does not require a decal, all vehicles purchased or moved into the county must be registered within 60 days of purchase or move in date. The City of Fairfax tax rate is set annually by the City Council. Fairfax County Department of Tax Administration will determine the taxable value of your car from a recognized pricing guide. For more information on automobile registration, contact:

City of Fairfax Commissioner of the Revenue
10455 Armstrong St., Fairfax, VA

Fairfax County Department of Tax Administration (DTA)
Fairfax County Government Center
12000 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA

Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles
1-866-DMVLINE (1-866-368-5463) or
TTY 1-800-272-9268


To register to vote in Virginia, you must be a U.S. citizen, 18 years of age on or before the day of the General Election, a resident of Virginia, and a resident of your local precinct. For voter registration assistance, please contact:

General Registrar’s Office
City of Fairfax
10455 Armstrong Court
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 703-385-7890

Fairfax County Office of Elections
12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 323
Fairfax, VA 22035
Phone: 703-222-0776