Planning and Zoning Department


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.  


 


                                OUR MISSION                                                         
With the future vision for the development of Stafford County, the Planning and Zoning Department strives to provide exemplary customer service and will protect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens. We will do this by ensuring high quality development while being sensitive to natural and historic resources, through creation, regulation, and enforcement of ordinances and policies that are in conformance with community standards and state and federal mandates.


Learn more about the Planning and Zoning Department HERE



NOTICE REGARDING NEW ELECTRONIC PLAN REVIEW SYSTEM

The County is currently transitioning to a new electronic plan review system. Starting Monday March 7, 2022 we will be accepting all electronic plan/plat applications through Rhythm. Below is a link to Rhythm and a user guide that will assist you in navigating the new system. 

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Rhythm User Guide

Electronic Submission Standards



COMPREHENSIVE PLAN 5-YEAR UPDATE APPROVED ON NOVEMBER 16TH

The Stafford County Board of Supervisors approved Resolution R21-367 on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, adopting the Comprehensive Plan, specifically a 5-year update to the “Stafford County, Virginia, Comprehensive Plan 2016-2036” document.

Latest Version of the Comprehensive Plan


CONTACT US:
Physical Address                                                                                            
1300 Courthouse Road
2nd Floor
Stafford, VA 22554
Phone: (540) 658-8668

Mailing Address
PO Box 339
Stafford, VA 22555-0339
E-mail: planning@staffordcountyva.gov

Planning and Zoning Staff Directory
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