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Fill out the application for the Keeping of Domestic Laying Hens as Accessory Use (PDF).
View the Overcrowding Regulations for Zoning Ordinances.
Mobile businesses require a Home Occupancy Permit to operate in the County. It is the responsibility of the mobile business owner to secure authorization from landowners to conduct the business at all locations. Business owners must also consult with the office of the Commissioner of Revenue to register the business.
Home child care operations are regulated by the State; therefore no permit from the County is required. Please contact the Virginia Department of Social Services to confirm what type of permit may be required for your operation.
As an independent consultant operating from you home, you must have Home Occupancy Permit. This is regardless of whether or not inventory is stored in your home. You must also contact the office of the Commissioner of Revenue to register your business.
All commercial signage is governed by County Code Section 23-5.8.2 and County Code Section 23-5.8.5. If the property is located within the Highway Corridor Overlay District (HCOD) all commercial signage is governed by the HCOD standards found in County Code Section 23-7.6.9. To confirm whether the property is located within the HCOD, please visit the Interactive Web Based Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Mapping system. Simply enter the property’s address or tax parcel Identification (ID) number and view the details tab.
As a quick reference, you can find the zoning of your property by visiting the Interactive Web Based Geographic Information System (GIS) Mapping system. Enter the property’s address or tax parcel number, view the Details tab. Please keep in mind that the zoning listed on the GIS is not the official Zoning Map. To confirm the zoning of a property, contact the Zoning Office at 540-507-7434 for staff to validate the information found on the GIS system.
In order to request a zoning confirmation letter, please provide a written request to include any specific information that must be addressed along with the fee payment. Requests will not be processed until the fee is paid which is the zoning confirmation fee plus the permit processing fee, please see current fee schedule. All checks are made payable to the Treasurer, Spotsylvania County. The typical processing timeline for confirmation letters is 10 working days. Please mail the request letter and fee to:Spotsylvania County Zoning Office9019 Old Battlefield BoulevardSuite 300Spotsylvania, VA 22553
Email Mary Chewning, the Records Custodian for the Zoning Office for information requests.