Board of Zoning Appeals


District Member Address Contact
Buffalo Joseph Clemmer 80 Halfway Lane
Lexington, VA 24450
540-463-7073 H 9/26/2023
Kerrs Creek James "Buddy" Powers

1824 Big Spring Drive
Lexington, VA 24450
703-244-4068 7/31/2026
Natural Bridge Samuel L. Vest 1236 Padgetts Hill Road
Natural Bridge, VA 24578
540-570-0858 C 9/30/2027
South River Jeff Pufahl P.O. Box 202
Fairfield, VA 24435
540-377-9753 H 5/24/2024
Walkers Creek Grigg Mullen, III 3525 Maury River Road
Rockbridge Baths, VA 24473
540-817-9259 C 5/12/2025


  • Meets monthly on the 3rd Wednesday, as needed, at 7 p.m.
  • Rockbridge County Administrative Office Building
    Board of Supervisors Meeting Room, 1st Floor
    150 South Main Street                                                                                                                                            Lexington, Virginia 24450
  • Yearly Meeting Schedule 

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Public Hearings & Notices

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Chris Slaydon  

About the Board

This Board is responsible for reviewing all zoning appeal applications. Members serve five-year terms.


  • Members are recommended by Board of Supervisors to be duly appointed by the Circuit Court Judge
  • Five to seven members who reside in the county
  • Appointed by District as a tradition, not required
  • Appointee can hold no other public office except as a member of the Planning Commission