Community Development

Planning and Zoning Inquiries: (434) 455-3900

Permitting, Inspections, and Code Compliance:  (434) 455-3910

The Department of Community Development coordinates Lynchburg's construction, code compliance, and community revitalization efforts. Community Development helps our businesses, institutions, neighborhoods, and residents create a thriving City through efficient plan review and permitting, thoughtful planning and preservation, and effective property maintenance and grant project implementation. The department is comprised of four divisions:


Find us here:
1st Floor Permitting Center - City Hall
2nd Floor Customer Service Center - City Hall


900 Church Street • Lynchburg, VA 24504
 (434) 455-3900
 (434) 845-7630


Tom Martin, Acting Director of Community Development