Planning

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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    Powhatan Creek Watershed Management Plan Survey: Your Input is Needed!

    James City County is updating the Powhatan Creek Watershed Management Plan. We’ve launched a survey to collect public input on plan goals and to better understand concerns within the watershed. Read on...
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