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.
Stafford County treats all applications and applicants equally. The County does not discriminate against religion, or on the basis of race, sex, age, national origin, or disability, in its planning, permitting, utilities, and land use processes. Stafford welcomes all.
In 1996, the Board adopted Stafford County’s first Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Plan as part of the Comprehensive Plan. Staff is currently working on updating the Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Plan to reflect current conditions, facility needs, related planning efforts, and other factors. Read more...
Are you experiencing streambank or shoreline erosion on your property?
The Virginia Shoreline Erosion Advisory Service, or SEAS, was established in 1980 to help private landowners and localities in Virginia with shoreline erosion problems. Services are free of charge in tidal and non-tidal areas of the state.