**COVID-19 Precautionary Notice**

The Culpeper County Planning Commission meeting will not hold a meeting in January 2021

2019 (Amended) Solar Policy

FY 2021-2025 Capital Improvements Program


Calling all Mountain Run, Muddy Run and Lower Hazel River Watershed Residents:

Join the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and partners as they work to improve water quality in the following Project Area streams: Flat Branch, Indian Run, the (lower) Hazel River, Jonas Run, Mountain Run, Mountain Run Reservoir, Muddy Run, an Unnamed Tributary to Jonas Run, and Waterford Run.  Input from local landowners and residents is needed to develop successful and impactful strategies.

Virtual Community meeting held Wednesday, October 28, 2020 6:30-8:00 p.m. 

Participants will need to register in advance.  Once registration is completed, a meeting invitation can be sent to your personal/work calendar at the email address you enter.

Registration URL


To join a webinar from the website:

Webinar ID:  325-442-891

Click here for more information


Upcoming Changes To Firm (Floodplain Insurance Rate Map)


The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has proposed new floodplain boundaries for Culpeper County.

Online mapping that presents the proposed new areas along with the current effective flood hazard areas, are available for viewing at

FEMA’s project officer is Lee Brancheau who can be reached at

FEMA will hold a 90-day appeal period beginning after August 8, 2019.  Revised maps are scheduled to be effective in Culpeper County after this appeal period. FEMA has specific appeal procedures and criteria. Please see letter, dated July 25, 2019, regarding appeal procedure and separate link regarding criteria for appeals. Please feel free to reach out directly to FEMA or the Planning and Zoning office regarding this process.


July 25, 2019 FEMA Letter

FEMA Appeal Criteria

FEMA Advertisement- Proposed Flood Hazard Determination


Supporting Documents: FEMA’s December 11, 2018 Presentation


Need more information?


A wealth of resources is available at as well as at the following:


  • The FEMA Map Service Center (MSC), , if the official public source for flood hazard information produced in support of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Use the MSC to find your official flood map, access a range of flood hazard products, and take advantage of additional tools.
  • Information related to the NFIP and flood insurance ins available at
  • Map specialists are available at the FEMA Map Information Exchange (FMIX) to assist customers with locating and reading flood maps, applying for Letter of Map Change (LOMC), and obtaining and understanding Elevation Certificates, FMIX also serves to connect stakeholders with a wide range of technical subject matter experts

Call: 1-877-FEMA MAP (1-877-336-2627)


Website and Live Chat:

Hours of Operation: Monday- Friday, 8:00am-6:30om ET

(After hours self-service and voicemail support is provided)


Planning & Zoning Fee Schedule

Board Docs

  Erosion and Sediment Control Information Sheet



Culpeper County does not discriminate - against religions or on the basis of sex, age, race, national origin, or a disability - in its planning and land use processes.


If you believe that you have been discriminated against or that the Religious Land Use & Institutionalized Persons Act (“RLUIPA”) has been violated, print and submit a complaint form.


Board of Supervisors Agendas and Minutes Adopted Budget Pay Taxes Request for Public Records (FOIA)

302 N. Main St, Culpeper, VA Phone: (540) 727-3427