Planning & Development Services

The Planning and Development Services Department encompasses the Building and Development Services, Building Inspections, Codes Enforcement, and Planning Services divisions. We work diligently with community partners, County departments, regulatory agencies and vendors to provide planning, code enforcement, building inspections, and permitting functions.

Planning and Development Services Divisions:

Building and Development Services
Building & Development Services is responsible for customer service and permit processing.

Building Inspections
Building Inspections is responsible for working with citizens and contractors to assure public, personal, and property safety

Code Enforcement
The Code Enforcement is responsible for working with citizens and contractors for responsible land disturbance through erosion and sediment control, zoning and site plan inspections, and removal of unlawful conditions of trash and refuse.

Planning Services
Planning Services is responsible for long-range planning and administration of the County’s zoning and subdivision ordinances.

  1. David Smitherman

    Planning & Development Services Interim Director

  2. Physical Address
    128 W. Main Street
    Orange, VA 22960

    Mailing Address
    P. O. Box 111
    Orange, VA 22960

    Phone: (540) 672-4574
    Fax: (540) 672-0164


    Monday through Friday

    8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.