Planning Department

The Henrico Planning Department is primarily responsible for land use regulations in the County. Planning staff can assist you with questions about new and existing development, from rezoning requests to variances.

Glen Allen Small Area Study

Henrico County is preparing a small area study to examine what is generally considered the center of the Glen Allen area of Henrico County. Public participation will be very important to the successful development of the recommendations included with this study.  To learn more about this project, visit the Glen Allen Small Area Study webpage.

The website for this project includes a Public Engagement Portal with tabs to a survey and other opportunities to communicate your input.

Route 5 Corridor/Marion Hill Study

Henrico County is conducting a study of the Route 5 Corridor and the adjacent Marion Hill neighborhood. Public participation will be a vital part of this process.  To learn about the project, visit the Route 5 Corridor/Marion Hill Study webpage.

You will also find a Public Engagement Portal with tabs to a survey and other opportunities to give us your input.

Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances Update

Henrico County is updating the zoning and subdivision ordinances. Public participation will be a vital part of this process.  To learn about the project and upcoming meetings visit the Zoning and Subdivision Ordinance Update website . You will also find a link to a survey and other opportunities to give us your input.

Blue Public Hearing Sign??

photo of Blue Public Hearing Sign??

Did you happen to see a big blue sign with the County Seal and the words “Public Hearing”? The sign indicates that a property owner has applied for rezoning, a use permit, or a variance. View an interactive map of signs currently posted, along with the case number, the date and time of the hearing, and contact information for the planner handling the case.

Commission/Board

Planning Commission

Board of Zoning Appeals

All public hearings of the Planning Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals are held in Board Room of the County Administration Building, 4301 E. Parham Road, Henrico, VA  23228.

Special Programs

Please note: These programs can be applied for at www.henricojobs.com

Undergraduate Student Program

Graduate Student Program

Physical Address
4301 East Parham Road
Henrico, VA 23228

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 90775
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

planning@henrico.us

Phone
(804) 501-4602

Fax
(804) 501-4379