MissionThe mission of the Zoning Department is to serve the citizens of Stafford County by providing the highest level of customer service relating to your property needs. We strive to apply fair and uniform interpretations; guidance for successful development; and abatement of violations under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia with integrity for the citizens of Stafford County.
The Stafford County Zoning Division administers, maintains, and enforces the Zoning Ordinance and related regulations to assure that property is developed and used in accordance with the required provisions.
What is Zoning?
As established under the Code of Virginia, 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 Department 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|