Planning and Zoning Services

The Planning and Zoning Division offers these services:

Current Planning
The division oversees current planning activities which include coordinating review and approval with other city departments and local agencies, as well as the Planning Commission and City Council for the following types of land use cases: Long Range Planning
The division is responsible for the following long range planning duties:
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Zoning Administration
The division's Zoning Administration responsibilities include:
  • Updating and maintaining the city's Zoning Ordinance in accordance with state code
  • Regulatory changes through the Zoning Text Amendments process
  • Official interpretations of the Zoning Ordinance and written zoning verifications upon request
  • Proffer tracking and street addressing
  • Issuing zoning permits

Staffing Boards & Commissions
The division staffs the:

The Planning and Zoning Division of the Community Development Department is responsible for improving the public health, safety, convenience, and welfare of city residents by planning for the future development of Manassas. The division is dedicated to improving the quality of life for city residents through appropriate land use policies and regulations while fostering a competitive business environment.