Planning & Development Services

The Planning and Development Services Department encompasses the Building and Development Services, Building Inspections, Codes Enforcement, and Planning Services divisions. We work diligently with community partners, County departments, regulatory agencies and vendors to provide planning, code enforcement, building inspections, and permitting functions.

Planning and Development Services Divisions:

Building and Development Services
Building & Development Services is responsible for customer service and permit processing.

Building Inspections
Building Inspections is responsible for working with citizens and contractors to assure public, personal, and property safety

Code Enforcement
The Code Enforcement is responsible for working with citizens and contractors for responsible land disturbance through erosion and sediment control, zoning and site plan inspections, and removal of unlawful conditions of trash and refuse.

Planning Services
Planning Services is responsible for long-range planning and administration of the County’s zoning and subdivision ordinances.

  1. Joshua Gillespie, AICP

    Planning & Development Services Director

  2. Barbara Crozier

    Building & Development Services Manager

  3. Kathy Cash

    Customer Service Coordinator

  4. Susan Crosby

    Customer Service Coordinator

  5. Kristi Hall

    Office Assistant / Receptionist

  6. GW Gray, CBO

    Building Official

  7. Bill Strong

    Senior Building Inspector

  8. Benny Blakley

    Building Inspector

  9. Davis Smith

    Code Enforcement Program Manager

  10. Sandra Thornton

    Planning Services Manager

  11. Tracey Newman

    Planning Services Associate

  12. Mailing Address

    Orange, VA 22960

    Phone: (540) 672-4574
    Fax: (540) 672-0164

    Physical Address
    128 West Main Street
    Orange, VA 22960

    Phone: (540) 672-4574
    Fax: (540) 672-0164

    Monday through Friday
    8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.