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Sep 07

Board Begins Zoning Ordinance Rewrite Work Sessions

Posted on September 7, 2023 at 10:21 AM by Nancy McCormick

The Loudoun Board of Supervisors will hold the first in a series of Zoning Ordinance Rewrite (ZOR) project work sessions tonight, Thursday, September 7, 2023, at 6:00 p.m., in the Board Room at the Loudoun County Government Center, 1 Harrison St., SE, in Leesburg.

The revised agenda for the September 7 work session includes a presentation on the Zoning Ordinance Rewrite project’s public comment process and analysis. The Board’s action items include the following topics:

  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Zoning Districts

Each work session will also include input from invited stakeholders.

The complete agenda, staff reports, and other documents prepared for the September 7 meeting are posted online here.

The second work session is scheduled for Monday, September 11, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. and will cover chapters and sections related to uses in Urban, Suburban, Office and Industrial Zoning Districts:

  • Chapter 3: Uses Urban, Suburban, Office, and Industrial Zoning Districts
  • Chapter 4: Use-Specific Standards Urban, Suburban, Office, and Industrial Zoning Districts 
  • Chapter 12: Definitions

Meeting documents for all future work sessions will be posted in advance of each meeting at

Attend or Watch ZOR Work Sessions

The Board’s work sessions will be held at the Loudoun County Government Center, located at 1 Harrison Street SE in Leesburg. All of the Board’s public meetings are televised on the county’s cable channel, Comcast Government Channel 23 and Verizon FIOS 40, and livestreamed online at

Submit Comments to the Board of Supervisors

Members of the public may provide input to the Board of Supervisors throughout their review of the Draft Zoning Ordinance. Comments should be submitted to the Board through this online comment form. Anyone who does not have access to the internet may call 703-777-0246 to submit comments. 

Review the Draft Zoning Ordinance

The complete text of the Draft Zoning Ordinance being considered by the Board is available for review on the county website at The county’s existing zoning ordinance, the Revised 1993 Loudoun County Zoning Ordinance, is posted at Once adopted by the Board of Supervisors, the new zoning ordinance will replace the existing ordinance.

More Information

Detailed information about the Zoning Ordinance Rewrite project, including a history of the process and a link to sign up for email and text updates on the project, is available on the county’s website at

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