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The Department of Building, Planning and Zoning was established for the purpose of providing construction regulation, land use control, and preservation of wetland areas, for the protection of life, safety and general welfare of its citizens.

Building, Planning & Zoning


This meeting will be held at our regular meeting location:
Giles County Administration Board Room,
 315 North Main Street - Pearisburg

AGENDA - October 27, 2015

Planning Commission meets  the 4th Tuesday of each month, 5:00 p.m. at the Administration Offices.


Giles County Building Permit Fee Schedule
Effective July 1, 2014

No permit to begin work for new construction or other building operation shall be issued until fees described in this section have been paid. The fees shall be affixed at the following rates:

On all building structures or alterations requiring a building permit, fee shall be paid as required at the time of filing application, in accordance with the following fee schedule:

NOTICE, Permit fee for a project WHICH IS STARTED WITHOUT A PERMIT, will be computed at one and one half times the following approved rates: Download the PDF of Fees


Planning Commission Members:

  • Steve Taylor, Chairman

    Tom Pitzer, Vice-Chair

    "Chappy" Baker, Board of Supervisors Representative

    Leon Law, At-Large Member

    Jeff Morris, At-Large Member

    Bill Browning, Eastern District

    Jim Berckman, Eastern District

    Fred Hackney, Western District

    Roger Browning, Western District

All documents are in downloadable PDF format


Process for Applying for: