Office of Planning and Zoning

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NOTICE

DUE TO THE INCREASED NUMBER OF COVID-19 CASES IN THE COUNTY AND CONFIRMED CASES WITHIN THIS BUILDING, BEGINNING TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2020 WE WILL BE SERVING THE PUBLIC BY TELEPHONE, MAIL, EMAIL AND APPOINTMENTS ONLY.

ONLY TWO (2) PEOPLE WILL BE ALLOWED IN THE BUILDING AT A TIME. YOU MUST WEAR A MASK TO ENTER THE BUILDING AND KEEP AT LEAST A SIX (6) FOOT SOCIAL DISTANCE.

TO MEET WITH STAFF MEMBERS YOU WILL NEED TO CONTACT OUR OFFICES AT THE TELEPHONE NUMBERS LISTED BELOW OR VIA EMAIL TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT. IN MANY INSTANCES YOU WILL BE ABLE TO HAVE A SAME DAY APPOINTMENT AND/OR WE MAY BE ABLE TO ASSIST YOU WHILE YOU WAIT. YOU MAY ALSO LEAVE ITEMS IN THE BLUE BIN. PLEASE BE SURE YOU HAVE INCLUDED THE CONTACT PERSON’S NAME AND PHONE NUMBER; PROPERTY OWNERS/PROJECT NAME; AND, PERMIT/PROJECT NUMBER ON ANY ITEMS YOU LEAVE.

BUILDING PERMITS & INSPECTIONS 304-725-2998 permits@jeffersoncountywv.org

IMPACT FEES 304-728-3331 - mmason@jeffersoncountywv.org

ENGINEERING 304-728-3257 - engineering@jeffersoncountywv.org

PLANNING & ZONING 304-728-3228 - planningdepartment@jeffersoncountywv.orgzoning@jeffersoncountywv.org

GIS & ADDRESSING 304-724-6759 - gis@jeffersoncountywv.org

BUILDING INSPECTIONS WILL BE CONDUCTED BY THE BUILDING INSPECTORS, HOWEVER, ALL SAFETY MEASURES MUST BE ADHERED TO. WHILE THE INSPECTOR IS ON SITE ALL INDIVIDUALS ON SITE MUST WEAR A MASK AND THEY MUST STAY AT LEAST 6 FEET AWAY FROM THE INSPECTOR. IF THIS IS NOT OBSERVED, INSPECTORS HAVE BEEN INSTRUCTED TO NOT CONDUCT THE INSPECTION AND TO LEAVE THE SITE.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND PATIENCE.


YOU MUST WEAR A MASK TO ENTER THE BUILDING AND IT MUST BE KEPT ON WHILE YOU ARE IN THE BUILDING. PLEASE DO NOT ENTER THE BUILDING IF THERE ARE MORE THAN TWO (2) PEOPLE IN THE LOBBY. KEEP AT LEAST SIX (6) FEET APART. IF YOU NEED TO GO TO PLANNING & ZONING OR GIS/ADDRESSING PLEASE CHECK IN AT THE PERMIT DESK BEFORE GOING UPSTAIRS.

DO YOU CURRENTLY HAVE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS?

  • FEVER (100.4 DEGREES F OR HIGHER) OR A SENSE OF A FEVER?
  • NEW COUGH THAT YOU CANNOT ATTRIBUTE TO ANOTHER HEALTH CONDITION?
  • NEW SHORTNESS OF BREATH THAT YOU CANNOT ATTRIBUTE TO ANOTHER HEALTH CONDITION?
  • NEW SORE THROAT THAT YOU CANNOT ATTRIBUTE TO ANOTHER HEALTH CONDITION?
  • NEW MUSCLE ACHES (MYALGIAS – JOINT PAIN) THAT YOU CANNOT ATTRIBUTE TO ANOTHER HEALTH CONDITION, OR THAT MAY HAVE BEEN CAUSED BY A SPECIFIC ACTIVITY (SUCH AS PHYSICAL EXERCISE)?
  • NEW LOSS OF TASTE OR SMELL?
  • OTHER FLU-LIKE SYMPTOMS THAT YOU CANNOT ATTRIBUTE TO ANOTHER HEALTH CONDITION?

 THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND PATIENCE.


masonbldg largeThe office of Planning and Zoning is located on the 2nd Floor of the Mason Building
116 East Washington Street in Charles Town, W.V.

The mission of the Office of Planning and Zoning is to provide a healthy, pleasant environment for those who live, work, and visit Jefferson County by blending the unique natural and built resources of our community with quality, sustainable development that ensures responsible and sound growth. We are a knowledgeable, respectful, dedicated staff who welcome community based problem solving and public/private cooperation that assists the community in implementing standards which create a positive impact and achieves its ultimate vision.


 

Approved 2014 Comprehensive Plan Update:

On January 14, 2015 the County Commission approved the Envision Jefferson 2035 Comprehensive Plan and Future Land Use Guide. Copies are available for review in the office of Planning and Zoning and the following libraries: Old Charles Town Library, Bolivar-Harpers Ferry Public Library, South Jefferson Public Library, and Shepherdstown Public Library.

 

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