Site Plans

Developments That Require Site Plans
Site plans must be prepared by a Virginia-licensed Architect, Professional Engineer, Certified Landscape Architect, or Land Surveyor and are required for the following developments:
  • All business and industrial facilities including off street parking
  • All institutional facilities such as schools, hospitals, and clubs
  • All residential developments involving more than four (4) dwelling units in one building or on one lot
  • All residential developments in A-1 districts involving more than two (2) dwelling units in one building or on one lot; the site plan shall show that the arrangement of such additional dwellings are in such a manner that if the lot or parcel of land is ever divided, no substandard lots or non-conforming buildings are created
  • Manufactured home parks
  • Conditional zoning, rezoning applications, or special use permit applications
Minimum Requirements
Each Site Plan shall include or identify as a minimum:
  • Lot dimensions with property line monuments
  • Location and size of existing and proposed structures
  • Easements (public and private)
  • Water courses
  • Fences
  • Roads or street names
  • Road rights of way
  • Owners of record of all abutting property affected by the proposed development
  • Location of all utilities and connections thereto
  • Drainage districts
  • Any grave, object or structure marking a place of burial
  • When the land involved lies wholly or partly within an area subject to the joint control of more than one political subdivision, the site plan shall be submitted to the local commission or other designated agent of the political subdivision in which the tract of land is located
  • When the land involved lies wholly or partly within a zoning district subject to landscaping requirements imposed under this chapter, the area to be landscaped shall be clearly marked on the site plan and shall include a detailed list of the materials to be used, plant species and height or size at time of planting
  • When the land involved lies wholly or partly within a zoning district subject to sidewalk requirements imposed under this chapter, such proposed sidewalks shall be clearly marked on the site plan, such plan being approved by VDOT and Campbell County as evidenced by the appropriate signatures. The Zoning Administrator may waive this requirement after consultation with VDOT, for areas where sidewalks do not presently exist, and are not likely to be constructed
  • When any part of the land proposed for subdivision lies in a mapped dam break inundation zone such fact shall be set forth on the site plan