Public Notice: The Thaxton Convenience Center has relocated to 1191 Thaxton School Road and is open 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM daily. The old convenience center behind the Thaxton Market is PERMENANTLY CLOSED.
Please take notice the Board of Supervisors has added a Work Session on July 22, 2019 at 5:00 pm in the boardroom of the Bedford County Administration Office, 122 E. Main Street, Bedford, VA for an update and discussion regarding the Solid Waste Department. (The Regular Meeting already scheduled for the same evening at 7:00 pm will still be held as well.)
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. The Planning and Zoning Division also provides staff support for the Planning Commission and the Board of Zoning Appeals. Activities managed by this division include rezoning and special use permit review, assistance in site plan/subdivision plat review and evaluation, development and maintenance of the Comprehensive Plan and other planning activities involving transportation, housing, public facilities and utilities, and resource protection. This division also is responsible for enforcing the Zoning Ordinance.
The Division of Planning's Technical Review Committee (TRC) coordinates plan review of projects that require regulatory agency approval by the Bedford County Public Service Authority, Virginia Department of Highways and Transportation, Virginia Health Department and City of Bedford.