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.
YOU ARE INVITED! Crescent Design District Open House - April 30, 3013
On March 1, 2013, the new Crescent Design District zoning regulations became effective. To help property and business owners, residents, and the development community understand these new provisions, the Leesburg Planning and Zoning staff invites you to an Open House on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at Ida Lee Recreation Center, Lower Level Meeting Room, Leesburg. The Open House will be from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Staff will be available during this informal session to provide an overview of the new ordinance. Stations will be set up with illustrations showing the various aspects of the ordinance. Staff will be at each station to provide explanations, answer questions, and discuss the ordinance. All are invited to explore the new opportunities afforded under the ordinance for residential and business development.
To find out more about the ordinance please go to www.leesburgva.gov/CDD.
If you have any questions, feel free to call Brian Boucher at 703-771-2774 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crescent Design District is in effect as of March 1, 2013
The Crescent Design District amendments to The Official Zoning Map and The Zoning Ordinance are now in effect. These amendments were originally adopted by the Town Council on January 8, 2013 with a delayed effective date of March 1, 2013. The result of these amendments is the approved Crescent Design District encompassing approximately 428 acres and 215 lots in an area generally along E. Market Street, Catoctin Circle and South King Street north and west of the Route 7/15 Bypass. Properties in this area have been remapped from B-1, B-2, B-3, R-6, and PRN to Crescent Design District, proscribing new uses in accordance with the Crecent Design District Map. Visit our Crescent Design District Page for more information.
2012 Zoning Batch
On December 11, 2012 The Leesburg Town Council adopted various amendments to the Leesburg Zoning Ordinance. Revised Zoning Ordinance or the Town Council Staff Report summary of changes.
Home Based Child Care Information
The Virginia Department of Social Services requires daycare providers to comply with local zoning laws before they will grant or renew a daycare license. The Leesburg Department of Planning & Zoning is here to help you understand the Town's regulations and guide you through the permitting process. Click here for more information.
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