South Boston Planning Office
455 Ferry Street
PO Box 417
South Boston, Virginia 24592
Phone: 434.575.4244 Fax: 434.575.4275
Planning Commission: Wednesday, May 10, 2006 @ 6pm - (2nd Wednesday of the month)
Board of Zoning Appeals: - (2nd Thursday of the month -called as needed)
NOTE: The BZA meeting originally scheduled for April 13 has been rescheduled for April 27.
Welcome to the Town of South Boston
Planning Department website!
The planning staff
can assist you with questions regarding a variety of topics including:
- new development and redevelopment;
- 911 addressing;
- zoning, subdivision, and land use;
- variances and special use permits;
- transportation planning;
- urban design; and
Department MissionThe Planning
Department exists to anticipate future
needs and to implement orderly physical development in the Town of South
Boston. It further exists to promote high community standards in a
neighborly atmosphere and general knowledge of planning and zoning and
to support the Board of Zoning Appeals and the Planning Commission. The
Department also accomplishes this through site plan review, inspections,
and issuance of permits.
The mission of the Planning Department is to manage
growth and promote the highest quality of development by:
- articulating the community vision of the Comprehensive Plan,
- providing information and creative recommendations based on sound
- explaining and enforcing land use regulations, and
- supporting all other Departments in fulfilling the
Specifically, the Planning Department plans, directs,
and manages all aspects of of comprehensive planning, development
administration, inspections, and mapping processes. The Department is also
responsible for budget and grant proposal preparation and administration,
and planning and designing capital improvement projects.
Staff Contact Information
|CAD and Mapping Coordinator
Planning Director & Zoning Administrator
If you need information regarding Engineering,
Erosion and Sediment Control, or Stormwater Control,
contact the Public Works Department - Alan Auld - at 434.575.4260.
Important Note on Zoning and
If you are looking for online information on the Zoning
(Chapter 114) and Subdivision (Chapter 94) Ordinances,
please refer to the
online Town Code.
Projects and Topics
Following is a list of current planning projects and topics of
Vision 20/20 Community Strategic Plan.
If you have any questions, please call the Planning Office at