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Community Resilience

The Martinsville Community Development office develops and administers plans, ordinances, and programs to promote the public health, safety, and welfare of present and future City residents. Within the Community Development Office, one will find guidance for Building Inspections and Permits, Zoning, Planning, and Subdivisions. 

The department maintains and updates the City's Comprehensive Plan; administers Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances; coordinates federal and state grant applications for community development projects; and provides staff support to City Council, the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, Tree Board, and Architectural Review Board. The department also collects data and provides information for policy development relating to economic development, transportation, affordable housing, and environmental planning.

As part of the City’s commitment to building a Resilient Community, please take the time to review the information provided and consider taking a resilient approach to your project. Resiliency Resources

The Martinsville Community Development office develops and administers plans, ordinances, and programs to promote the public health, safety, and welfare of present and future City residents. Within the Community Development Office, one will find guidance for Building Inspections and Permits, Zoning, Planning, and Subdivisions. 

The department maintains and updates the City's Comprehensive Plan; administers Zoning and Subdivision Ordinances; coordinates federal and state grant applications for community development projects; and provides staff support to City Council, the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, Tree Board, and Architectural Review Board.  The department also collects data and provides information for policy development relating to economic development, transportation, affordable housing, and environmental planning.

  • Mark McCaskill
    Director of Community Development
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  • Kris Bridges
    Building Official and Zoning Administrator
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  • Hannah Powell
    Community Development Specialist
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Contact:
Phone: 276-403-5171

Fax: 276-403-5381

Address:
55 West Church Street
Room 217
Martinsville, Virginia 24112


To apply for a permit online:

(Building, Demolition, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Gas Fitting, Fire Protection, Land Disturbance, and Sign)

For more information about obtaining a building permit, please visit the Inspections page 


PLANNING GRANT

Management Team

 

PUBLIC NOTICES

MEETING AGENDAS

MEETING MINUTES

 

 

 


Community Development Projects

  • Pine Hall CDBG - To Be Determined 
  • Brownfields Assessment Grant
  • Zoning Ordinance Updates
  • Healthy Hub Project Feasibility 
  • Chief Tassel Revitalization 
  • Comprehensive Plan Updates

Printable Forms

All permit applications may be mailed, faxed, emailed, or delivered in person. Building permit applications may be submitted online.


Uptown Master Plan

The Uptown Martinsville Physical Improvements Plan by Land Planning Design Associates is below. 


Maps


DESIGNATions

  • Building Housing Accrediation
  • Housing Accreditation