Planning & Zoning
PLANNING
The Planning Commission serves as an advisory board to the Charlotte County Board of Supervisors & is responsible for updating the county's comprehensive plan, reviewing county land use ordinances and evaluating various land use applications.  The Planning Commission meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the County Administrator's Office (250 LeGrande Avenue, Suite A, Charlotte Court House.) Meetings are held at 7:30 pm from March through October.  All other months, meetings begin at 7:00 pm.

The September 24, 2019, meeting of the Planning Commission includes three joint public hearings with the Board of Supervisors (see below) which begin at 7:00 pm.  Therefore, the Planning Commission meeting has been scheduled for 7:00 pm.  September 2019 Meeting Packet


PLANNING COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARINGS
Zoning Amendment - Commercial Firewood Processing
The Charlotte County Board of Supervisors and the Charlotte County Planning Commission will hold a joint public hearing on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at 7:00 pm, or as soon thereafter as possible, in the boardroom of the Charlotte County Administration Building, located at 250 LeGrande Avenue, Suite A, Charlotte Court House, Virginia.  The purpose of this hearing is to receive public comment regarding a proposed amendment to the Charlotte County Zoning Ordinance that would add commercial firewood processing of off-site timber as a conditional use in the General Agricultural District and as a by-right use in the General Industrial District and would establish regulations for commercial firewood processing.  The Planning Commission will meet following this hearing to consider the amendment, after which the Board of Supervisors may act on it.   Additional information regarding the proposed amendment can be obtained here or by contacting the County Administration Office at the above address or 434-542-5117. 
 
Conditional Use Permit Application
Kanagy - Commercial Firewood Processing
The Charlotte County Board of Supervisors and the Charlotte County Planning Commission will hold a joint public hearing at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, or as soon thereafter as possible, at the Charlotte County Administration Office, 250 LeGrande Avenue, Suite A, Charlotte Court House, VA.  The purpose of this hearing is to receive public comment regarding Stephen Kanagy’s application for a conditional use permit for a commercial firewood processing operation on property identified as Tax Map  #25-A-76, located at 4615 Woodfork Road, Charlotte Court House.  Application details can be obtained in the County Administration Office at the above address or by calling (434) 542-5117.  The Planning Commission will meet following the scheduled hearings to consider the application, after which the Board of Supervisors may act on it.
 
Conditional Use Permit Application
Viasat Commercial Satellite Dish
The Charlotte County Board of Supervisors and the Charlotte County Planning Commission will hold a joint public hearing at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, or as soon thereafter as possible, at the Charlotte County Administration Office, 250 LeGrande Avenue, Suite A, Charlotte Court House.  The purpose of this hearing is to receive public comment regarding Viasat’s application for a conditional use permit for a commercial satellite dish on property owned by Evelyn Queen and identified as Tax Map  #40-A-35, located at 4077 George Washington Hwy., Keysville, VA.  Application details can be obtained in the County Administration Office at the above address or by calling (434) 542-5117.  The Planning Commission will meet immediately following the scheduled hearings to consider the application, after which the Board of Supervisors may act on it.
 
PLANNING COMMISSION SPECIAL CALLED MEETINGS & WORK SESSIONS
No special called meetings or work sessions for the Planning Commission are scheduled at this time.
 
PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBERS
DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE TERM EXPIRES
A - County Seat Andrew Carwile 12/31/19
B - Wylliesburg / Red Oak Deborah Haskins 12/31/21
C - Drakes Branch Kerwin Kunath 12/31/19
D - Keysville Kenny Howard 12/31/21
E - Cullen / Red House Cornell Goldman 12/31/19
F - Aspen / Phenix Clark Poindexter 12/31/22
G - Bacon / Saxe W.V. Nichols 12/31/19
Town of Drakes Branch Eugene Wells, Jr.  
Town of Keysville George Sandridge  
Town of Charlotte Court House David Watkins, Jr.  
Town of Phenix Gladys Reid  
Board of Supervisors Kay Pierantoni  

ZONING
Charlotte County's Zoning Administrator works with the Planning Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals to promote the health, safety, convenience and general welfare of the public through orderly development in the County. Responsibilities of the Zoning Administrator include providing technical assistance to  citizens and businesses and reviewing zoning permit applications, property divisions and subdivision plats to ensure they meet the requirements of all local ordinances.  County Administrator Dan Witt serves as the County's Zoning Administrator

ZONING PERMIT APPLICATIONS, ORDINANCES AND PLANNING DOCUMENTS

Zoning Application
Conditional Use Permit Application
Zoning Ordinance
Subdivision Ordinance
Comprehensive Plan
Building Permit Application (See our Permit webpage for more information)
Water Protection