The Government Center will be closed to the public as of 5 pm, March 20, 2020. Please go to

COVID-19 Resources for Government Center Services and Updates

Most services can be done online, over the phone, and through email. Don't see what you need? Call 540-245-5600. Staff is still here to help.

Governor Northam and the Augusta County Board of Supervisors have declared a State of Emergency related to the COVID-19 virus.  The Government Center will close to the public at 5:00 p.m. Friday, March 20, 2020 until further notice.   We are sorry for any inconvenience that this might cause for our citizens.  Staff will continue to conduct business by phone, email, or drive-thru window.  Please do not hesitate to call our office if you have questions at (540) 245-5700 or email us at

The Augusta County Community Development Department is responsible for reviewing and developing plans that reflect the County’s interest in the preservation of the environment, the provision of efficient public facilities and services, the provision of diverse housing opportunities, and the effective utilization of the area’s land resources.

Several key County functions operate under the Community Development Department, including planning, zoning, subdivision, engineering, building inspection, MS4, and street naming.  In its day to day operations, the Community Development Department works closely with the Commissioner of Revenue, the Parks and Recreation Department, the Augusta County Service Authority, and other county, state, and federal agencies.