Goochland County Planning and Zoning
The office is located on the Main Floor in the Administration Building
Office Hours:8:30 A.M. thru 5:00 P.M. Monday - Friday
Department Address:1800 Sandy Hook Road P.O.Box 103
Goochland, Virginia 23063
Phone: (804) 556-5860
Fax:(804) 556-5654
Contacts:( Click on contact's name for email. )
Anita Barnes, Zoning Administrator
Tom Coleman, Principal Planner
Jo Ann Hunter, Principal Planner
Leigh Dunn, Environmental Planner
David Lloyd, Zoning Compliance Officer
Sara Worley, Senior Administrative Assistant

Planning & Zoning

    Planning and Zoning is the lead agency for the following public services:
  • Administration and enforcement of County Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances
  • Citizen participation, legal advertisement, and technical review of Rezoning, Conditional Use Permit, and Variance applications, certain County Code amendments, and the Comprehensive Land Use Plan
  • Administrative support for Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, and Design Review Committee
  • Zoning approval of site plans, building permits, sign permits, business licenses, and architectural, lighting, and landscape designs
    Certification of subdivision plats, vacation plats, and plats of record
  • Oversight of the County’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan
  • Transportation planning and coordinating transportation projects with Va. Dept. of Transportation (VDoT)
  • Represent the County before regional land use and transportation planning organizations.
  • Conservation Easement programs and NEPA environmental assessments
  • Recycling and Litter Council activities


Zoning Department:
Citizens, design professionals, developers and property owners are encouraged to contact Planning as early in the process as possible for any planning, development, sub-division and/or zoning related matters.

Staff routinely answers questions regarding permitted uses, building setbacks, signage, family subdivisions and splitting parcels, and future development in the County.

If you wish to report a zoning complaint, please call Dave Lloyd at 556-5859
or fill out the below form
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