Planning & Zoning

The Greene County Planning and Zoning Department meets the needs of the public by reviewing various applications which include, but are not limited to, property development, new construction, property divisions, signs, and certifications to insure that county regulations are adhered to. In order to achieve these goals, staff works with other agencies to review, inspect, and enforce applicable requirements and regulations throughout the construction process while assisting business owners, property owners, and applicants in accomplishing their proposed projects.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How close can I build to my property line?

    Each zoning district has setback requirements that may vary by district. Please contact the Planning and Zoning Department to obtain the accurate setback information prior to beginning construction.
  • Do I need a permit to build a fence?

    Fences are not regulated by the Greene County Zoning Ordinance. However, there may be height restrictions related to fences that may be addressed by the Building Inspections Department. Please contact the Building Inspections Department for further information.
  • Do I need a permit to build a shed?

    Yes. A zoning permit is needed for any shed 256 square feet or less. A building and zoning permit is needed for any shed over 256 square feet. Please contact the Building Inspections Department for more information relating to building permits.
  • How can I register a complaint?

    Complaints may be registered by completing a Complaint Form and submitting it to the Planning and Zoning Department.
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Contact the Planning & Zoning Department

 

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 358
Stanardsville, VA 22973

 

By Email

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By Phone

434-985-5282
Fax: 434-985-1459

County of Greene

Greene County VirginiaGreene County is a county in central Virginia in the eastern United States. Greene County was established in 1838. Its county seat is Stanardsville.

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  434-985-5201

  Fax: 434-985-3705

  40 Celt Road, Stanardsville, VA 22973


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