Development Services

Contact Us

Paul Santay
Chief Director of Development Services & Community Development
E-mail

Mailing Address: 
P.O. Box 339 Stafford, VA 22555
Physical Address: Community Development Service Center; 1300 Courthouse Road Stafford, VA 22554
Hours: The CDSC is open M-W, F from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Thurs 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 a.m.

Building Permits
Sarah Hart
CDSC Manager 
For questions, please send an email to eplans@staffordcountyva.gov and a staff member will gladly assist you.
(540) 658-8650

Building Division: Inspections & Review
Cary Jamison
Building Official
cjamison@staffordcountyva.gov
Inspections@staffordcountyva.gov
(540) 658-8950

Environmental Division
Emily Torrey
Deputy Environmental Programs Administrator
Email

 
Developer Securities Division
Danielle Wagstaff
Securities Administrator
Email
**NOTICE: The new 2021 Building Code cycle came into effect on January 18, 2024. Applicants are permitted to apply under the 2018 Building Code for one year from the date the new code went into effect. To learn more, please click here.**

The Department of Development Services aims to
streamline the processes that
citizens and businesses must go through for building and development projects in Stafford County.  

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Development Services Divisions

Division Phone Number E-Mail
Development Services Center (540) 658-8650 eplans@staffordcountyva.gov
Building Permits (540) 658-8650 eplans@staffordcountyva.gov
Residential Building Lot Securities (540) 658-4503 dwagstaff@staffordcountyva.gov
Securities  (540) 658-4503 dwagstaff@staffordcountyva.gov
Grading Permits  (540) 658-4503 dwagstaff@staffordcountyva.gov
Building Review, Code Compliance and Inspections (540) 658-8950 Inspections@staffordcountyva.gov
Erosion and Sediment Control/ Stormwater Code Compliance (540) 658-4887 ahyder@staffordcountyva.gov
Environmental Plan Review
(Chesapeake Bay, Floodplains, Wetlands) 
(540) 658-4887 abillman@staffordcountyva.gov