Community Development

The Department of Community Development works with citizens, property owners, developers, builders, and other stakeholders to guide growth and development in Powhatan County.

The Department of Community Development is made up of:

Planning and Zoning       Building Inspections       Economic Development


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News & Updates:

  1. 2021 Comprehensive Plan Update
  2. Neighborhood Meetings

The Planning Commission is currently reviewing the Powhatan County Long-Range Comprehensive Plan. 


Public Open Houses

Powhatan County will hold public workshops to present draft updates to the county's Comprehensive Plan.  

Meetings will take place in the Powhatan County Village Building Auditorium from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm 

Meeting Dates:

October 4, 2021 and October 6, 2021

For more information, visit the following links:


2021 Comprehensive Plan Update Draft Text
(Board of Supervisors Recommendation - October 1, 2021)


Click here for a version of the document that has been marked up to show the changes that have been made from the Planning Commission's Recommendation.


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