The Bedford County Board of Zoning Appeals (or BZA) is comprised of seven citizens appointed for the seven voting districts in the County. The composition of the Board of Zoning Appeals is established under, Section 15.2-2308 of the Code of Virginia. The powers and duties of the BZA are specifically assigned under Section 15.2-2309 of the Code of Virginia.
Each member is appointed by the Judge of the Circuit Court to serve a term of five years. The Board of Zoning Appeals may hear and decide appeals from any order, requirement, decision or determination made by any administrative officer in the administration or enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance.
The Building Inspection office is responsible for ensuring public health, safety & welfare associated with the design, construction & utilization of public and private buildings. County inspectors inspect all buildings under construction for compliance with the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code. Read More>>
Geographic Information System
The Bedford County Department of Geographic Information Systems is designed to allow residents and professionals to view many layers of geographic information, including tax, assessment, zoning, utilities, school, political, topography and public safety. Our maps incorporates information from Bedford County and the Town of Bedford, and replaces each of these localities' earlier GIS sites. Read More>>
Bedford The Bedford County 2030 Comprehensive Plan (“the Plan”) was adopted in June 2007 and amended in 2011, 2013 and 2015. The 2011 amendment incorporated the addition of Chapter 14 Urban Development Areas: this chapter was adopted for addition on June 13, 2011. The 2013 amendment incorporated the addition of Chapter 15 Bedford City/Town Reversion; this chapter was adopted for addition on October 15, 201. Read more>>
Planning & Zoning
The Planning and Zoning Division manages the County's Comprehensive Planning Program and coordinates the County's development review process. This division administers the County Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances. Read More>>
Primary election has been called by both the Democratic and Republican parties for Tuesday, June 13, 2017
03/02/2017 9:43 AM
The Bedford County Nursing Home is seeking proposals for Professional Pharmacy Services for its Nursing facility level of care Nursing Home located at 1229 County Farm Road in Bedford, Virginia.
03/28/2017 1:00 PM
Bedford County is accepting sealed proposals for the provision of Janitorial/Housekeeping Services for six County-owned buildings, click here to download RFP
03/10/2017 1:31 PM
Bedford County Board of Supervisors Budget Information
03/08/2017 6:17 AM
Bedford Town Council holding a Public Hearing for approval of Bedford County Solid Waste Management Plan
Attention Town of Bedford Citizens: Bedford Town Council will be holding a Public Hearing for approval of the Bedford County Solid Waste Management Plan on March 14, 2017 at 7:00 PM.
03/01/2017 1:46 PM
Request for Proposals Qualified Engineering Consultant for County-Wide Wireless Broadband Infrastructure Assessment
02/27/2017 5:58 AM
Your local volunteer fire department is looking for new members. Whether you want to be on the front lines delivering emergency medical care and fire protection there is a position waiting for you.
01/11/2017 10:37 AM