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.

How Can We Better Serve You?

In an effort to meet your expectations when calling or visiting the Planning Department, please take a few minutes to complete this customer survey (will open a new tab/window to an external site). Your participation is greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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.

2026 Comprehensive Plan

The Henrico County Board of Supervisors adopted the 2026 Comprehensive Plan at a Public Hearing on Tuesday, August 11, 2009.


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

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

(804) 501-4602

(804) 501-4379