Development Regulations

County Code

The following are some of the most common sections of the County Code that affect the use and development of land in Stafford County.

Ch. 21.5 – Stormwater Management

     Stormwater Management Design Manual

Ch. 22 – Subdivision Ordinance

Ch. 22A – Purchase of Development Rights Program

Ch. 27 – Wetlands

Ch. 27A – Coastal Primary Sand Dunes

Ch. 27B – Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area

Ch. 28 – Zoning Ordinance

Design and Construction Standards for Landscaping (DCSL) – Landscaping Manual

            Landscaping Requirements