Community Development

Permit Center

The Permit Center is the central hub for the submission of permit and plan applications for the Building, Zoning, Environmental, and Planning departments. Go to the Permit Center


The Building Office is responsible for ensuring public health, safety, and welfare as they are affected by the design, construction, and use of buildings.  Go to Building


Environmental Codes is responsible for the protection of surface water quality in the County, complying with specific environmental regulations, and helping protect the interest of the surrounding community and its citizens.  Go to Environmental


Zoning ensures that development and construction occurring in the County meets all applicable Federal, State and local Zoning laws.  Go to Zoning


Planning is involved in long range planning and reviews development proposals for compliance with the Comprehensive Plan, Subdivision Ordinance, Zoning Ordinance, and Design Standards Manual.  Go to Planning


Transportation is responsible for managing the County’s transportation plans and projects, reviews development proposals for compliance with County regulations and transportation plans, and serves as the County liaison to VDOT and other transportation agencies.  Go to Transportation

Economic Development

Economic Development  promotes diverse types of industry in the County  and encourages avenues of trade within our industries by inducing manufacturing, industrial, governmental and commercial enterprises and institutions of higher learning to remain in or to locate within our County.  Go to Economic Development

Contact Information

Wanda Parrish, AICP
Assistant County Administrator
[email protected]
Physical and Mailing Address:
9019 Old Battlefield Blvd.
Spotsylvania, VA 22553

Offices are located on the first floor.
Fax: 540-507-7282
Economic Development