Home Occupation Permits

The Loudoun County Zoning Ordinance allows certain businesses and occupations to be conducted in a dwelling unit provided they are properly permitted and comply with the regulations below.

  1. Permits
  2. Regulations

Complete an application

Complete the Home Occupation Permit Application Form and have it signed by the property owner.

  • If your property is located in an incorporated town within Loudoun County, apply for a zoning permit through the town. County zoning permits are not required for home-based businesses in incorporated towns.

Submit an application

Submit the completed permit application 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.

Pay application fees

A Home Occupation Permit is $165.

You must pay the application fee upon submission. 


For more information regarding a Home Occupation Permit, please call Building and Development at 703-777-0220.