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    Community Development

    2nd Floor Customer Service Center - City Hall
    900 Church Street • Lynchburg, VA 24504

    Inspections:  434-455-3910
    Planning: 434-455-3900 
    FAX: 434-845-7630

    The Department of Community Development provides development services, code compliance efforts and community revitalization efforts for the City of Lynchburg comprised of five divisions:

    The department collaborates with business, institutional, neighborhood and government stakeholders as it coordinates project reviews, permitting, long range planning, property maintenance and revitalization efforts.

    Current Projects, Initiatives, Plans and Public Meetings:

    Tinbridge Hill Neighborhood Pedestrian Improvements Progress Meeting Presentation

    Lynchburg Zoning Ordinance as adopted by City Council on 2/23/16:  Section 35.1 (City of Lynchburg Zoning Ordinance) was repealed by City Council on 2/23/16 and a new ordinance was adopted on that date.  The new Zoning Ordinance will be available in a searchable format on Municode soon.  Please direct any questions to the Zoning Administrator, Kevin Henry at 455-3915 or the City Planner, Tom Martin, 455-3909.


    Kent White | Director