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Before you select a location for your business, you’ll need to determine if the location is zoned for your business purposes. You may be required to apply for a special use permit or it may need to be rezoned.
Our Office of Community Development can help you with this process. The County’s Geographic Information System (GIS) is a useful tool that shows how a specific parcel or location is currently zoned. For questions, call (540) 586-7616 and provide the address by phone.