Community Development Offices

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Zoning Map Image Zoning staff is responsible for administering, enforcing and updating the County’s Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Ordinance, Design Standards Manual, and other applicable land development requirements. Staff provides information to the public regarding Zoning Ordinance requirements, and provides technical analysis of Zoning Ordinance requirements to the public in the form of Zoning Certifications, Zoning Interpretations and Subdivision Potential Analyses.

Staff coordinates the review, processing and approval of all land development applications, including Administrative Permits and Modifications, Site Plans, Variances, Zoning Permits, Subdivision Plats, and Construction Plans. Staff provides zoning reviews for rezonings, special exceptions, and special permits. The Zoning staff also provides support to a number of Boards and Commissions, including the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors..

Enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance and requirements of other land use approvals is also a function of the Zoning staff. The staff receives and investigates complaints related to zoning issues, including the tracking and enforcement of rezoning proffer requirements.

Zoning is part of the Zoning & Development Services Division of Community Development and is located on the 3rd floor of the Courthouse building, at 29 Ashby Street in Warrenton. Contact us at 540-422-8220.

Date Last Modified: 09/24/2012


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