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The Planning Department would assist with any of the above items including family transfers if you wish to deed property to a family member.
The zoning map is a layer on the mapping tool located on the GIS webpage and may be viewed by the public at any time via their web page once you've downloaded the viewer.
Manufactured homes, previously known as mobile homes are permitted in the RC-1 and RC-2 zones and are also permitted to replace lawful ones located in other zoning districts.
Yes. Home occupations are permitted provided all criteria are met per Section 9-9. Generally, home occupations type I are permitted if there is no customer nor employee traffic, no signs posted, no heavy equipment or material storage and are limited to the home or an accessory structure. Type II home occupations are permitted if approved by the BZA.
All signs; new, replacements and refaces need a zoning permit and also may require a building permit.
The zoning ordinance exempts fences from yard regulations and permits. This means there is no setback from the property line required for fences nor a zoning permit. You may be required to obtain a building permit if you propose a privacy fence greater than 6 feet in height.
Those types of issues should be directed to the Sheriff's department at 804-693-3890.
If you have issues such as faulty wiring, no water to your residence or other safety issues, you should contact the owner in writing by certified mail and give them reasonable time to correct the situation. If you get no response, then seek assistance by emailing the building official. Please be informed that Gloucester County has not adopted the property maintenance code and therefore issues such as mold cannot be enforced.