Ordinances and Regulations

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Jefferson County Comprehensive Plan

Envision Jefferson 2035 Comprehensive Plan

Future Land Use Guide

Current Ordinances

Jefferson County Zoning and Land Development Ordinance, as amended October 18, 2018

Jefferson County Subdivision and Land Development Regulations, as amended February 1, 2018


Jefferson County Stormwater Management Ordinance, effective January 1, 2014

Jefferson County Salvage Yard Ordinance - Adopted August 23, 1984

Jefferson County Improvement Location Permit Ordinance - Effective December 20, 1975

Jefferson County Standard Details

Proposed Ordinances and Text Amendments

  1. ZTA14-02, Draft Zoning Ordinance Amendment RE: Mass Event Regulations 
    Planning Commission Public Hearing Scheduled for 12-08-15. Public Comments may be submitted in writing to the Office of Planning and Zoning until 5:00 PM on 12-22-15. The PC will review all comments during their January 2016 meeting.

  2. ZTA19-01, Special Event Facilities in the Rural, Residential Growth, and Village Zoning Districts (08-13-19 PC Changes)
    Planning Commission Public Hearing was Tuesday, July 9, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m.; the Public Comment period was open for two weeks and closed on July 23, 2019. On August 13, the Planning Commission revised the proposed text based on public input and voted unanimously to send to the County Commission with a recommendation that the revised text was consistent with the Comprehensive Plan. A request to schedule a public hearing on the revised text was on the August 29 CC agenda.

    The County Commission held a Public Hearing on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 7:00 PM. The County Commission will accept written comments on this text amendment until close of business on October 2, 2019. Comments may be submitted by email to info@jeffersoncountywv.org or by mail to P.O. Box 250, Charles Town, WV 25414

  3. ZTA19-02, Amend Appendix C Principal Permitted and Conditional Uses Table to change "Churches" from Not Permitted (NP) to Conditional Use (CU) in the Industrial Commercial zoning district.

    The County Commission approved this text amendment on September 19, 2019

 Archived Subdivision Regulations

Archived Zoning Ordinances