Development Review


The Development Review Team for the City of Petersburg is responsible for reviewing all development proposals/ projects, rezoning requests, and Special Use Permits in the city for compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal ordinances.

Staff Duties

The Development Review Team staff reviews applications for consistency with the Zoning Ordinance, Comprehensive Plan, Building Code, impacts on the environment, the quality of the design and compatibility with the neighborhood, and for the availability of public facilities (water and sewer, transportation, and schools).

Team Meetings

A preliminary meeting is required prior to submission of a site plan review, rezoning or special use permit application.The team meets every Thursday with the exception of the third Thursday of the month. For additional information, please contact the Department of Planning and Community Development at 804-733-2308.