Division of 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. 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.


Bedford County Department of Planning
122 E. Main Street
Suite G-03
Bedford, VA 24523

Gregg Zody
Director of Community Development
Community Development
122 East Main Street
Suite G-03
Bedford, VA 24523

540 586-7616
Extension: 1252
Fax: 540 586-2059
Email Gregg Zody


Douglas Blake
Zoning Enforcement Officer

Teressa Dooley
Permits Coordinator

Mark Jordan

Kevin Leamy
Civil Engineer

Jordan Mitchell

Patricia Robinson
Planning/Zoning Technician

Theresa Tolley
Permits Technician