Welcome to the Department of Planning and Zoning’s News Center. Committed to providing excellent community service, the primary purpose of the department is to guide future growth and quality of life in the Town of Leesburg. This is accomplished by enhancing Leesburg’s special character, anticipating changing community needs, and facilitating the development of policies to ensure stewardship of the Town’s natural and built environments. Planning and Zoning staff is responsible for providing administrative and technical service to the public, as well as strategic support to the governing bodies that make decisions about Leesburg’s land use.
Interactive Comprehensive Sign Plan Map
The Department of Planning & Zoning has launched a new interactive map aimed at assisting sign vendors, prospective tenants and commercial property owners in accessing information regarding approved comprehensive sign plans for multi-tenant commercial structures in the Town of Leesburg. For information regarding sign permits in general, please visit our Sign Permit Information page.
Leesburg Planning & Zoning Welcomes New Staff Members
The Department of Planning & Zoning welcomed two new staff member in late 2018. Rob Walton, Assistant Zoning Administrator and Lauren Murphy, Preservation Planner. Please click here to meet the newest members of our team!
Minor Special Exception Review Process Approved
On December 11, 2018 the Leesburg Town Council voted to approve an amendment to the Zoning Ordinance establishing a Minor Special Exception Review process for certain uses and zoning districts. The approved ordinance can be viewed here. For more information on Town Plan and Zoning Ordinance amendments currently under review, please visit our 2018-2019 Town Plan & Zoning Ordinance Amendments page.
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