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Planning & Community Development
Office of Development Services
1255 Franklin Street, Suite 103
Rocky Mount, VA 24151

Phone: 540-483-3027 or e-mail us

E-Mail: Steve Sandy, Ext. 2217
Director of Planning

E-Mail: Lisa Cooper Ext. 2642
Principal Planner/Long Range Planning

E-Mail: Terry Harrington, Ext. 2430
Senior Planner/Current Planning

E-Mail: Hannah Powell, Ext. 2304
Clerk to Planning Commission

E-Mail: Ronald Wilson,Ext. 2429
Development Review Coordinator

E-Mail: Tina Franklin, Ext. 2427
Development Review Specialist II

E-Mail: Scott Payne, Ext. 2343
Development Review Specialist II

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

 

Fee Schedule

Subdivisions (Chapter 19)

Minor Subdivisions 9 lots or less
$75.00 + $15.00 per lot

Family Divisions, Boundary Line Adjustments, Vacations, etc.
$75.00 + $15.00 per lot

Vacations requiring Public Hearing
$200.00

Major Subdivisions 10 lots or greater
$150.00 + $15.00 per lot

Large Lot Subdivisions 5 to 15 acres 
$10.00 per lot

Subdivision Waiver
$150.00

Zoning Permits (Chapter 25)

Single Family Dwellings
$35.00

Multi-Family Dwellings
$35.00 per unit

Docks, Piers, etc. (2 or less slips)
$50.00

Docks, Piers, etc. (3 or greater slips)
$50.00 + $5.00 per slip

All other Accessory Uses
$25.00

Additions to Primary Structures
$35.00

Signage
$40.00

Small Cell Facilities
$100.00 each for up to five small cell facilities

$50.00 for each additional small cell facility on one permit application

Site Plan Review (Chapter 25)

Planned Developments
$250.00 + $10.00 per acre

All Others
$200.00 + $10.00 per acre

Public Water & Sewer Review (Chapter 22)

Public Water & Sewer (Residential)
$200.00 + $5.00 per structure/unit

Public Water or Public Sewer (Residential)
$100.00 + 2.50 per structure/unit

Public Water & Sewer (Commercial/Industrial)
$200.00 + $5.00 per 1,500 sq. ft. of floor space of structures

Public Water or Sewer (Commercial/Industrial)
$100.00 + $2.50 per 1,500 sq. ft.

Rezonings

Planned Developments
$300.00 + $10.00 per acre

Residential/Agricultural
$250.00 + $5.00 per acre

Commercial & Industrial
$250.00 + $5.00 per acre

Special Use Permits

Planned Developments and Conformance
$300.00 + $5.00 per acre

Residential/Agricultural
$250.00 + $5.00 per acre

Commercial & Industrial
$250.00 + $5.00 per acre

Board of Zoning Appeals 

Appeal
$200.00

Variance
$200.00

Erosion & Sediment Control & Stormwater

Agreement in lieu of plan for ESC
$100.00

ESC plan review
$200.00 + $20.00 per acre

 

 

FEE TYPE

Registration/Coverage 9VAC25-870-820—

Coverage under

General Permit for discharge of

stormwater from construction activities

Modification/Transfer 9VAC25-870-825

Annual

Permit

Maintenance 9VAC25-

870-830

General/Stormwater Management—

Detached single-family home construction with land disturbance acreage less than five (5) acres (agreement in lieu of plan).

$209.00 (state portion $0)

$0.00

$0.00

General/Stormwater Management—

Small construction activity/land clearing (areas within common plans of development or sale) with land

disturbance acreage less than one (1) acre, except single-family detached.

$290.00 (state portion $81.00)

$20.00 (No state portion)

$50.00 (No state portion)

General/Stormwater Management—

Small construction activity/land clearing (sites or areas within

common plans of development or

sale) with land disturbance acreage

greater than or equal to one (1) acre but less than five (5) acres.

$2,700.00 (state portion $756.00)

$200.00 (No state portion)

$400.00 (No

state portion)

General/Stormwater Management—

Large construction activity/land clearing (sites or areas within

common plans of development or

sale) with land disturbance greater than or equal to five (5) acres but less than ten (10) acres.

$3,400.00 (state portion $952.00)

$250.00 (No state portion)

$500.00 (No

state portion)

General/Stormwater Management—

Large construction activity/land clearing (sites or areas within

common plans of development or

sale) with land disturbance greater than or equal to ten (10) acres but less than fifty (50) acres.

$4,500.00 (state portion $1,260.00)

$300.00 (No state portion)

$650.00 (No

state portion)

General/Stormwater Management—

Large construction activity/land clearing (sites or areas within

common plans of development or

sale) with land disturbance greater

than or equal to fifty (50) acres but less than one hundred (100) acres.

$6,100.00 (state portion $1,708.00)

$450.00 (No state portion)

$900.00 (No

state portion)

General/Stormwater Management—

Large construction activity/land clearing (sites or areas within

common plans of development or

sale) with land disturbance greater than or equal to one hundred (100) acres.

$9,600.00 (state portion $2,688.00)

$700.00 (No state portion)

$1,400.00

(No state portion)

ADDITIONAL FEES

Zoning compliance letter

$75.00

Manufactured, home park (Chapter 10)

$35.00 + $3.50 per lot

Re-inspect failed inspection

$100.00

Prior to the initiation of an application for any of the above land use approvals (excludingsubdivision reviews) by the owner of the subject property, the owner’s agent, or any entityin which the owner holds an ownership interest greater than 50 percent, the applicant shallproduce satisfactory evidence that any delinquent real estate taxes, nuisance charges,stormwater management utility fees, and any other charges that constitute a lien on thesubject property, that are owed to the locality and have been properly assessed against thesubject property, have been paid, unless otherwise authorized by the treasurer.

When a joint application/permit is sought for both a rezoning and a special use permit, only the higher fee shall be charged.

*Applicant must pay all legal advertisement fees. Staff will prepare ad for the applicantand deliver to newspaper(s) of local circulation. Applicant is responsible for contacting andpaying the newspaper for the advertisement. If the applicant is a private citizen, not abusiness, the applicant must set up payment for the ad prior to the deadline date stated onthe advertisement notice. If payment is not made to the newspaper prior to the deadlinedate, the ad will not be run and the application will not be heard at the scheduled hearing.

Application/permit fees are non-refundable regardless of whether the application/permit is approved, denied, or withdrawn.

Application fees are hereby waived for the following: 

  1. Franklin County School Board.
  2. Fire and rescue companies serving Franklin County.
  3. Any agency, board or division acting in the name of the Board of Supervisors of Franklin County.

(Ord. of 8-19-03; Res. No. 18-06-05, 6-21-05; Amend. of 3-25-08(6); Res. No. 10-06-2014, 617-14; Ord. No. 12-02-16, 2-17-16; Ord. No.)