A major responsibility of the Planning Department is to create and implement the City's Comprehensive Plan, which is updated every ten years.
The City of Martinsburg Planning Department provides a variety of services to the residents and businesses of Martinsburg related to the physical development of the City. This department is responsible for land use planning, zoning administration, development review, historic preservation, as well as other urban development activities. Additionally, the department provides staff support to the Planning Commission, the Board of Zoning Appeals, and the Historic Preservation Review Commission.
The department also reviews proposed subdivisions, site plans, and building permit applications to ensure compliance with the City of Martinsburg Zoning Ordinance and several other local regulations.
- Planning and Zoning
- Building and Permits
- Rental Inspections
- Code Enforcement
- Stormwater Management
- 2013 Stormwater Management Amendment to the MZO
- Floodplain Management