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:

Short Term Rental Ordinance as Adopted on October 8, 2019

2nd Floor Customer Service Center - City Hall
900 Church Street • Lynchburg, VA 24504
 (434) 455-3900
 (434) 845-7630

Kent White, Director