Community Development & Planning

The Community Development and Planning Team is still here to help! Read more about changes to our services, and how to best contact us while City Hall is closed due to COVID-19,

About Us

The Office of Community Development works with boards, commissions, and citizens to guide land use and future development in the City of Bristol. This office also administers state and federal funding for transportation planning and the Community Development Block Grant program.

This office provides staff support for the following entities:
City Zoning Ordinance Amendment - Effective January 1, 2021
  • For a copy of the full ordinance, click here.
  • For the amended zoning map, click here
Proposed Subdivision Ordinance Revisions

FINAL Housing Needs Assessment

Economic Development Links
Available sites in Bristol- Virginia Economic Development Partnership 

Historic District Preservation Awards
Nomination Application