Planning & Zoning


The Planning and Zoning Department provides guidance to the Board of Supervisors and appointed Boards and Commissions in developing the vision of Stafford County. This guidance ensures future orderly development and economic growth that is reflective of the community’s desires and needs. 

GWRC 2017 Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

The link below will take you to the draft of the 2017 Hazard Mitigation Plan Update which is posted on the George Washington Regional Commission’s (GWRC) website.  Please note that GWRC will be accepting comments through the month of April.  Those comments can be directed to GWRC Executive Director Tim Ware at

New Comprehensive Plan Adopted 

On August 16, 2016, the Board of Supervisors approved amendments to the Comprehensive Plan that adopted a new document entitled Stafford County Comprehensive Plan 2016 - 2036. This Plan introduces new future land use recommendations and serves as a 5-year update of the Plan.