The Hanover County Code is accessible online via Municode.
Municode publishes online libraries of municipal codes for various localities,
including Hanover County.
Note: Skipped chapter numbers are reserved for future content
The Director of Planning has the legal authority to make subdivision and zoning interpretations of the
Subdivision Ordinance (Chapter 25) and the Zoning Ordinance (Chapter 26). In
addition, a supplement to the Zoning Ordinance is available, which provides illustrations to assist the public in
understanding and applying certain regulations, such as lighting, buffers,
parking lot landscaping, and signage.
The laws within the Code of Virginia
apply to Hanover County.