Essex County Virginia

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Essex County Building & Zoning Office

Office Location:
202 South Church Lane
Historic Beale Church Annex
Suites 103,104, and 105
P.O. Box 549
Tappahannock, VA 22560 

Contact Us:
Tel: 804-443-4951   
Fax: 804-445-8023 


Building Official, Environmental Codes Compliance Officer - Suite 105
Alwyn W. Davis Jr.   email 

Building and Zoning Office Manager - Suite 105
Andrea Skelton   email

County Planner and Deputy Zoning and Subdivision Administrator- Suite 104
Gary Mitchell   email
Applications - Downloadable Forms & Information:

Building Permit
Electrical Permit
Gas Permit
Plumbing Permit
Mechanical Permit
Commercial Mechanical Permit

Land Disturbing Permit

Zoning Permit (PDF)
Zoning Permit (Word)

Conditional Use Permit
Zoning Amendment
Special Exception Permit

Fee Schedule 


Parcel Map Book ("Tax Maps") - *NEW*

Zoning District Map Book (Parcel Map Pages) - *NEW*
Flood Plain Maps

Comprehensive Plan - Land Use Plan Map