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.

Williamsburg Road Public Design Charrette

The Department of Planning is conducting a week-long design exercise for the Williamsburg Road corridor near Richmond International Airport.  Multiple opportunities for public input in the design process will be available.  The county’s design consultants will host a kick-off meeting, daily design studio, and wrap-up event the week of October 21st.  To learn more about this project, visit the Williamsburg Road Public Design Charrette webpage.

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.

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 .

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 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

 
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