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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.

Board of Zoning Appeals

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The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) consists of five members who are appointed by the Circuit Court Judge. The BZA hears and makes decisions regarding applications for special use permits, variances, and appeals. An appeal to the BZA may be taken by any person aggrieved or by any officer, department, board, or bureau of the County affected by any decision of the Zoning Administrator or from any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by any other administrative officer in the administration of the Zoning Ordinance.

Specific meeting dates and agenda are available on the Boards, Commissions and Committees Calendar.