Goode Bank Building
350 Washington Street
Boydton, VA 23917
Mecklenburg County Zoning Administrator
P. O. Box 307
Boydton, VA 23917
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Monday – Friday
Closed on Holidays
Phone 434-738-6191 Ext 4340
The Zoning Administrator’s Office is responsible for ensuring that structures are built within the required property setbacks, working with the Planning Commission on land development and changes, working with the Board of Zoning Appeals, oversees the State of Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Laws on all single family homes and commercial sites within the county as well as the Towns of Boydton, Chase City, Clarksville, and LaCrosse.
All single family home sites require an agreement in lieu of a plan and all commercial sites require an approved Erosion and Sediment Control Plan before construction begins.
Also, if the land disturbing activity is more then 10,000 square feet you will be required to obtain a storm water management permit with the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation and their office may be reached at 434-265-0576.
The County of Mecklenburg is zoned as Residential R-1, Residential R-1A, Residential R-2, Residential R-2A, Business B-1, Industrial M-1, and Agriculture. The required setbacks are different in each of the counties zoning areas.
All construction on structures may require a zoning permit and all storage buildings require that a zoning permit be obtained before installation or construction begins. The zoning application fee is $15.00.
Information required for obtaining a zoning permit for a new home or replacing a home is as follows:
1. Approval from the health department for well and septic
2. Width and length of the structure
3. Distance from all property lines
4. What will be constructed at all doors (decks, porches and etc)
5. E & S agreement in lieu of a plan
6. Contractor name and number
If you should have any question please call the Zoning Administrator’s Office before construction begins.