About Us

The Planning Division provides staff support to the Board of Supervisors, the Planning Commission, and its subcommittees. Staff is responsible for processing and reviewing rezonings, special use permits, height waivers, site plans and subdivisions.

Staff makes planning-related policy recommendations to the Planning Commission, responds to citizen inquires, implements the Comprehensive Plan, and acts as a liaison to a variety of other Board-appointed committees, community organizations and government entities.

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  1. Historic Triangle Bicycle Advisory Committee News Flash

    Historic Triangle Bicycle Advisory Committee (HTBAC) Seeking Applications for Two New Members

    The Historic Triangle Bicycle Advisory Committee (HTBAC) is currently seeking applications for two new members to represent James City County. Read on...
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    Community Participation Team Listening Forums Scheduled for March 9 and 23

    The Engage 2045 Community Participation Team (CPT) invites local community organizations to participate in Listening Forums and to provide input for the County’s Comprehensive Plan update. Read on...
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    Historical Commission Seeks Nominations for Historic Preservation Awards

    The James City County Historical Commission is seeking nominations for the 2020 Historic Preservation Awards. Read on...
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