Subdividing Land

Creating a new parcel requires the services of a Licensed Land Surveyor to survey the lot and to create a plat that can be recorded as a legal document. The minimum size of a new parcel depends on how the property is zoned.

Parcels zoned A-1 Agricultural require a minimum lot size of 2.5 acres, with exceptions for immediate family members. Acreage requirements for residential land depend on access to public water and/or sewer; the minimum lot size is greater if well and/or septic is required.

For all zoning districts, road frontage requirements must also be met. Please call the Planning office at 434-332-9780 for assistance.

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  1. Community Development
     Paul Harvey
    Zoning, Planning and Subdivisions
     Austin Mitchell
     Zoning and Subdivision Administrator
    Physical Address
    85 Carden Lane
    Rustburg, VA 24588
    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 100
    Rustburg, VA 24588
     (434) 332-9780


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