Stafford County facilities are closed to the public until May 1st.The Department of Planning and Zoning is continuing to serve the customers and citizens of Stafford County in a safe manner. At the moment, the Planning and Zoning staff are working from remote locations. Moving forward, customers can continue to communicate with us in a variety of ways. A contact by application type has been provided for your convenience. You may also visit our staff directory for additional staff information. For general inquiries, you can call the main office line and leave a voicemail message. Voicemail Messages will be returned in a timely manner.
What is Zoning?
As established under the Code of Virginia, Zoning provides localities the ability to regulate land uses, density, lot size and coverage of a parcel, structure height, the placement of structures, yard requirements, etc. Zoning Requirements can be found in Chapter 28 of the Stafford County Code, Zoning Ordinance.
What does the Zoning Division enforce?
|Accumulations of Trash on Private Property|
|Blocking Roadway Site Distance|
|Commercial & Residential Uses|
|Commercial Vehicle Parking|
|Conditional Use Permits|
|Construction Without a Permit|
|Frequency of Trash Removal|
|Kennel Uses / Number of Animals on a Property|
|Short Term Rentals on Residential Property|
|Tall Grass, Weeds, & Bamboo|
|Abandoned Vehicles on Public Streets|
|Building or Structure Maintenance|
|Dead, Dangerous, or Fallen Trees|
|Hoarding or Trash (inside a home)|
|Parking on Public Streets|
|Private Septic Systems & Wells|
|Property Line Disputes|
|State Owned Property|
|Trash in VDOT Right-of-Way|