Boards and Commissions

Boards and Commissions

Coastal Primary Sand Dunes

Meetings

6:30 PM, third Monday of each month (Please refer to the Public Meetings calendar for changes.)
Board of Supervisors Chambers
George L. Gordon, Jr. Government Center
1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22554

Agendas & Meetings

Agendas are available in the Agenda Center prior to the meetings and will be posted by noon on Friday prior to each meeting.  Meeting Minutes are available following approval.

Please Note: Agendas and Minutes prior to 2016 can be found in the Archive Center.

Definition Coastal Primary Sand Dune

A mound of unconsolidated sandy soil which is contiguous to mean high water, whose landward and lateral limits are marked by a change in grade from 10% or greater to less than 10%, and upon which is growing any of the following species:
- American Beach Grass
- Beach Heather
- Dune Bean
- Dusty Miller
- Salt Meadow Hay
- Seabeach Sandwort
- Seat Oats
- Sea Rocket
- Seaside Goldenrod
- Japanese Sedge or Asiatic Sand Sedge
- Virginia Pine
- Broom Sedge
- Short Dune Grass

Please refer to the Stafford County Code, Sec. 27A for permitted Uses and Activities and Permit Requirements.
Wetlands Board

Meetings

7:00 PM, third Monday of each month (Please refer to the Public Meetings Calendar for changes.)
Board of Supervisors Chambers
George L. Gordon, Jr. Government Center
1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22554

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available in the Agenda Center prior to the meetings and will be posted online by noon on Friday prior to each meeting.  Minutes are available following approval.

Please Note: Agendas and Minutes prior to 2016 can be found in the Archive Center.

Purpose and Intent of the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act

- Protect existing high-quality state waters
- Restore state water to a condition or quality that will permit reasonable public uses and supports growth of aquatic life
- Safeguard the clean waters of the commonwealth from pollution
- Prevent increases in pollution
- Reduce existing pollution
- Protect and enhance the wise use of environmental resources
- Promote water resource conservation in order to provide for health, safety and welfare of citizens
- Prevent a net increase in nonpoint source pollution from new development
- Achieve a 10% reduction in nonpoint source pollution from redevelopment
- Achieve a reduction in nonpoint source pollution from agricultural uses

For more information on Chesapeake Bay Preservation Regulations please refer to County Code, Sec. 27B.
Chesapeake Bay Board

Meetings

7:00 PM, third Monday of each month (Please refer to the Public Meetings Calendar for changes.)
Board of Supervisors Chambers
George L. Gordon, Jr. Government Center
1300 Courthouse Road
Stafford, VA 22554

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available in the Agenda Center prior to the meetings and will be posted online by noon on Friday prior to each meeting.  Minutes are available following approval.

Please Note: Agendas and Minutes prior to 2016 can be found in the Archive Center.

Purpose and Intent of the Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act

- Protect existing high-quality state waters
- Restore state water to a condition or quality that will permit reasonable public uses and supports growth of aquatic life
- Safeguard the clean waters of the commonwealth from pollution
- Prevent increases in pollution
- Reduce existing pollution
- Protect and enhance the wise use of environmental resources
- Promote water resource conservation in order to provide for health, safety and welfare of citizens
- Prevent a net increase in nonpoint source pollution from new development
- Achieve a 10% reduction in nonpoint source pollution from redevelopment
- Achieve a reduction in nonpoint source pollution from agricultural uses

For more information on Chesapeake Bay Preservation Regulations please refer to County Code, Sec. 27B.
Tidewater JPA
For the majority of activities within the Tidal Wetlands of Stafford County the Tidewater JPA can be utilized:

  • Aquaculture Facilities
  • Beach Nourishment
  • Boat Ramps
  • Boathouses
  • Breakwaters
  • Bulkheads
  • Groins
  • Jetties
  • Marinas
  • Marsh Toe Stabilization
  • Moorings
  • Piers
  • Riprap Revetment
  • Road Crossings over Tidal Waterways
  • Utility Lines over or under Tidal Waterways
Members
Anthony Pineau Chairman E-Mail
Benjamin Rudasill Vice-Chairman E-Mail
Mary Rust   E-Mail
Dan Adams   E-Mail
Frank Rubio   E-Mail
Jim Riutta   E-Mail
Sue Henderson   E-Mail
Staff Support
Ben Foster Environmental Planner E-Mail
Joe Fiorello Environmental Planner E-Mail
John Saunders Environmental Programs Administrator E-Mail
Standard JPA
The following activities within Tidal Waterways of Stafford County require a Standard JPA:

  • Dredging
  • Excavation
Members
Anthony Pineau Chairman E-Mail
Benjamin Rudasill Vice-Chairman E-Mail
Mary Rust   E-Mail
Dan Adams   E-Mail
Frank Rubio   E-Mail
Jim Riutta   E-Mail
Sue Henderson   E-Mail
Staff Support
Ben Foster Environmental Planner E-Mail
Joe Fiorello Environmental Planner E-Mail
John Saunders Environmental Programs Administrator E-Mail