Planning Department


The Planning Department is dedicated to successfully achieving the Vision for the County established in the Comprehensive Plan.

The Planning Department prides itself on providing excellent customer service while educating citizens and developers on land use and development regulations, policies, and procedures.  The department reviews development proposals for compliance with the Comprehensive Plan, Subdivision Ordinance, Zoning Ordinance, and Design Standards Manual.  The department is responsible for the development of plans and ordinances addressing land use, environmental protection, transportation, housing, public facilities, and historic preservation.  Planning staff provide guidance to the Board of Supervisors and several appointed commissions and committees in order to accomplish these duties.

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Mallard Road (Rt. 163) Partial Abandonment
Jeff Hirsh, CEO of Campers Inn, requests that the County consider recommending the abandonment of the unpaved portion of Mallard Road.  It does not appear that the southern 0.3 mile portion of unimproved road serves benefit to the transportation network or any adjacent properties besides the applicant's property.  The applicant proposes to cul de sac Mallard Road at the beginning of their property.  The abandonment process includes a thirty (30) day period of notice.  If an adjacent property owner submits a petition, a public hearing will be held.  Otherwise, the Board my pass a resolution requesting that VDOT abandon the right-of-way.  Please contact Doug Morgan, Transportation Planner, at (540) 507-7437 for additional information.

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Contact Information

Main: (540) 507-7434 
E-Mail: planning

Mailing Address: 
9019 Old Battlefield Blvd., Suite 320
Spotsylvania, Va. 22553 

Physical Address: Directions
9019 Old Battlefield Blvd.
Spotsylvania, Va. 22553

Department Head: Wanda C. Parrish, AICP 

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