Planning and Zoning Department

The mission of the Departments 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.

NOTICE: Please be advised that the applications pertaining to the All Good Festival which were scheduled for a Public Hearing during the August 28, 2014 Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) meeting have been postponed until the September 25, 2014 meeting. Click Here to review the postponement notice.

2014 Comprehensive Plan Update

JUNE 10, 2014 - Click Here to Review the DRAFT Envision Jefferson 2035 Comprehensive Plan as submitted by the Steering Committee to the Planning Commission on 06-10-2014. For more information about Envision Jefferson 2035, please go to the project's website ( or feel free to contact project staff either by email at or by calling the Jefferson County Departments of Planning and Zoning at (304) 728-3228.

View Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals Webcasts (check schedule)

Planning & Zoning Recording Policy



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