Planning & Zoning


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.

New Comprehensive Plan Adopted 

On August 16, 2016, the Board of Supervisors approved amendments to the Comprehensive Plan that adopted a new document entitled Stafford County Comprehensive Plan 2016 - 2036. This Plan introduces new future land use recommendations and serves as a 5-year update of the Plan.

RC17161533; Reclassification - Falmouth Redevelopment Area Overlay District

- A proposed zoning reclassification to apply the FR, Falmouth Redevelopment Area Overlay Zoning District to 81 parcels within the historic Falmouth Area.  The Board of Supervisors has specified that any property owner may request his/her property be excluded from the FR Overlay Zoning District, either by written request or by oral request at the Planning Commission or Board of Supervisors public hearings. 
Written requests may be sent to Kathy Baker, Assistant Director of Planning and Zoning, P.O. Box 339, Stafford, VA 22555, or via email to  Verbal requests may be presented at the Board of Supervisors public hearing on March 21, 2017.
For additional questions, please contact Ms. Baker via email, or by phone at 540-658-8668.

Please click on links below for additional information:
Affected Property Owners Letter        Falmouth Overlay Map       02222017 Staff Report 

    The Stafford County Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, beginning at 7:00 p.m., in the Board of Supervisors Chambers, George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA. Read on...
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