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 Administration 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.

MEETING INFORMATION

October 27th, 7:00 PM
Meeting Packet, Additional Maps (Attachment B), and Courthouse Solar Site Maps

Meeting Audio Recordings

September 22, 2020

August 25, 2020

July 25, 2020 Meeting Audio was not recorded due to technical difficulties

June 23, 2020

May 28, 2020

April 28, 2020



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 PUBLIC HEARINGS
CHARLOTTE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT APPLICATION  

The Charlotte County Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 7:00 pm or as soon thereafter as possible, at the Charlotte County Administration Office, 250 LeGrande Avenue, Suite A, Charlotte Court House, VA to receive public comment regarding Courthouse Solar LLC’s conditional use permit application for a proposed 167 megawatt AC utility-scale solar energy system to be located southwest of the Town of Charlotte Court House and generally bound to the north by George Washington Highway (Rt. 40), to the west by Tollhouse Highway (Rt. 47), to the east by Eureka School Road, and to the south by Ash Camp Creek.   Included tax parcels, owned by Blue Rock Resources, LLC; Ridgeway Farm LLC; and Robert Locke are 39-A-81, 39-A-82, 39-A-83, 39-A-84, 39-A-77, 39-A-78, 39-A-79, 39-A-80, 39-A-94, 39-A-95, 51-A-62A, 40-A-44  and consist of approximately 1,354 acres.  The proposed facility would occupy approximately 1,000 acres, connecting to the power grid through an existing transmission line.   

Persons affected may present their views at the hearing or may provide comments in writing or on voicemail to be played at the hearing by calling 434-542-5118.  Written comments (500 words or less) can be delivered to the Administration Office; mailed to PO Box 608, Charlotte Court House, VA, 23923; or emailed to publiccomments@charlottecountyva.gov.  Written comments should include the subject and the individual’s name & address.    

The Planning Commission will meet immediately following the hearing and may prepare a recommendation at that meeting or a subsequent public meeting.   That recommendation will be sent to the Charlotte County Board of Supervisors for public hearing and final consideration.   Due to COVID-19 gathering restrictions, limited seating is available on a first come first serve basis.  Attendees must follow the County’s current COVID-19 operating procedures.  The hearing will also be available by live audio stream.   

Details of the application & audio call-in information can be obtained at the County Administration Office at the above address or by calling 434-542-5117.   
 
PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBERS
DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE TERM EXPIRES
A - County Seat Andrew Carwile 12/31/23
B - Wylliesburg / Red Oak Deborah Haskins 12/31/21
C - Drakes Branch Kerwin Kunath 12/31/23
D - Keysville Kenny Howard 12/31/21
E - Cullen / Red House Cornell Goldman 12/31/23
F - Aspen / Phenix Clark Poindexter 12/31/22
G - Bacon / Saxe W.V. Nichols 12/31/23
     
Town of Drakes Branch Eugene Wells, Jr.  
Town of Keysville George Sandridge 8/14/23
Town of Charlotte Court House David Watkins, Jr.  
Town of Phenix Gladys Reid  
     
Representative of the 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