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Policy Statement: New Zoning Inspections Procedure

The Department of Planning & Zoning has implemented a new procedure for citizens who wish to file a complaint or request a site visit inspection concerning perceived violations of the Zoning Ordinance. That new policy is described in the following Policy Statement documents:

Zoning Policy Statement Approval 6/10/2013
Request Form: Zoning Inspection Enforcement

As detailed in the Policy Statement, a Request Form for Zoning Inspections must be filled out and submitted prior to County staff taking any code enforcement action(s). Please note that, in accordance with Virginia Code § 2.2-3705.3, the identity of the person submitting this required form will remain anonymous and confidential, and no information about the identity of the requesting citizen shall be distributed.

Please contact the Department of Planning & Zoning at (434)-263-7090 with any questions or comments regarding this new Departmental procedure for formally notifying the County about perceived violations of the Zoning Ordinance.