Planning & Zoning
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 Charlotte County Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing on Thursday March 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm at the Charlotte County Administration Office, 250 LeGrande Avenue, Suite A, Charlotte Court House to determine whether the proposed Moody Creek Solar project is “substantially in accord with the adopted comprehensive plan” of Charlotte County pursuant to Virginia Code §15.2-2232.  The proposed Moody Creek Solar project is a 150 MW photovoltaic solar facility that would be located on Route 47, Craftons Gate Highway, approximately 1.4 miles east of the intersection of Highway 360/15 and Route 47.   Included Tax Parcels, owned by Devin Logging Company / John A. Devin, Jr. & Armistead Tune Devin are 81-A-14, 81-A-15, 81-A-16, 81-A-17, 81-A-18, 81-A-19, 81-A-20, 87-A-1 and 87-A-14  and consist of approximately 1,683 acres.  The facility would include approximately 554,250 solar panels in fenced in areas totalling approximately 829 acres and would connect to the Dominion Energy power grid through an existing transmission line.

Persons affected may appear and present their views at this public hearing.  Copies of the application can be viewed at the County Administrator Office at the above address or by calling 434-542-5117.
Immediately following the public hearing on Thursday, March 21st, 2019 the Planning Commission will hold a special called meeting at the County Administration Office, 250 LeGrande Avenue, Suite A, Charlotte Court House, Virginia to consider comments and prepare a final report for the §15.2-2232 compliance review.

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.


Zoning Application
Conditional Use Permit Application
Zoning Ordinance
Subdivision Ordinance
Comprehensive Plan
Water Protection