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Posted on: November 30, 2023

Goochland County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center Recognizes Volunteer of the Year

Animal Shelter Volunteer Appreciation 2023

Volunteers are an integral part of any community; their involvement supports programs that provide vital services. Recently, the Goochland County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center held an event to show appreciation for their volunteers. These dedicated i...

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Administration
Posted on: November 22, 2023

Goochland County Lifts Open Burning Ban After Significant Rainfall

Goochland Burn Ban Lifted Nov 22 2023

Due to significant rainfall in the region, Goochland County has lifted the suspension of open air burning effective immediately. 

 

Accordingly, effective immediately, the Goochland County Fire Marshal hereby lifts the open burning ban for...

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Administration
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Due to Dry Conditions Goochland County Suspends All Open Burning

Goochland Burn Ban - November 17th

Due to worsening dry conditions in the region, Goochland County as of Friday, November 17th is prohibiting open air burning until further notice.  In light of the atmospheric conditions and the extended period of dry weather locally, there is a h...

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Administration
Posted on: November 3, 2023

Deputy County Administrator Stepping Down

Deputy County Administrator Stepping Down

Deputy County Administrator Krystal Onaitis will be stepping down from her Goochland County role effective November 22, 2023. As Deputy County Administrator, Ms. Onaitis oversaw the county’s Community Development, Utilities, and Parks & Recreation Dep...

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Administration
Posted on: November 1, 2023

Save Money Shopping Local in Goochland with Open Rewards

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Goochland County residents and visitors can now save money while supporting small businesses with the new Open Rewards program. Launched as a partnership between Goochland County Economic Development, Goochland County Economic Development Authority, and t...

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Administration
Posted on: October 10, 2023

Goochland County Announces New Director of Parks and Recreation

Goochland County -  New Director of Parks and Recreation

Goochland County is excited to announce Tom Cocke has been selected as the new Director of Parks and Recreation. 

Cocke joins the County with 10 years of experience in public, military, and university recreation settings. He most recently served a...

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Administration
Posted on: September 19, 2023

In-Person Absentee Early Voting Begins in Goochland on September 22nd

In-Person Absentee Early Voting Begins in Goochland on September 22nd

Election Day may be two months away, however in-person absentee early voting begins in Goochland County on September 22 at the Voter Satellite Office in the Goochland Sports Complex.

In-person absentee voting will be open during business hours Monday &...

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Posted on: August 4, 2023

Board of Supervisors Adopts Revised Meeting Schedule for the Remainder of 2023

BOS Revised Meeting Schedule

The Goochland County Board of Supervisors at their August 1st, 2023 meeting adopted a resolution amending the Board of Supervisors’ 2023 meeting schedule.  The Revised Schedule reflects that afternoon meetings for September, October, No...

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Administration
Posted on: June 23, 2023

Change in Upcoming Public Hearing Notices

PUBLIC NOTICES (1)

The county’s notices about upcoming public hearings will start appearing in the Goochland Gazette a week later than they have in the past for both the Planning Commission and the Board of Supervisors, due to a change in state law.  &...

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Administration
Posted on: February 18, 2023

Goochland County Animal Protection Investigates Allegations of Animal Neglect

Goochland County Animal Protection Investigates Allegations of Animal Neglect

Goochland County Animal Care, Adoption, and Protection on Saturday, February 18th, 2023 charged Byrd Rareshide, owner of The Byrd’s Nest Farm, with ten counts of cruelty to animals.  These charges are an outcome of an investigation into...

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Administration
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Fairground Road Roundabout is Officially Open

522 Roundabout Update - Roundabout Officially Open - July 13, 2023

Goochland County has been informed by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) that the Fairground Road Roundabout is officially open to traffic!  The new traffic pattern is in effect for all vehicles including passenger vehicles and truc...

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Posted on: November 21, 2023

Planning Commission Adopts Revised 2023/2024 Meeting Schedule

PC Revised Meeting Schedule

The Goochland County Planning Commission will change their regular meeting, beginning in January 2024, date from the first Thursday of each month to the third Thursday of each month. This change was made to allow ample time for thorough preparation betwee...

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Community Development
Posted on: November 27, 2023

Customer Service Center Staff Receive International Code Council Permit Technician Certifications

CD STAFF WITH CERTS

Following a lengthy training and examination process, Goochland County’s Customer Service Center staff have all received their certifications as International Code Council Permit Technicians.

Customer Service Center staff, representing Building In...

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Community Development
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Temporary Signage Regulations

Placing a temporary sign (1)

Temporary signage provides a cost-effective way to display a message for a short period of time. This type of signage regularly increases during the election cycle. These guidelines are intended to inform those who place temporary signs of the la...

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Community Development

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Posted on: September 28, 2023

First On The Scene (FOTS) Training is Coming to a Goochland Fire-Rescue Station Near You

FREE First On The Scene Training Coming to a Fire-Rescue Station Near You

Goochland County Fire-Rescue and Emergency Services is excited to announce FREE First on the Scene (FOTS) training will be coming to a fire-rescue station near you starting in October 2023.  The FOTS training is being brought to the Goochland Com...

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Posted on: September 5, 2023

Goochland Water Rescue Team Conducts Joint Training with Central Virginia Partners and Med Flight 1

Med-Flight Joint Water Rescue Training - Charlottesville Albemarle Rescue Squad - August 29 2023 001

On the evening of Tuesday, August 29th, Goochland County Fire-Rescue and Emergency Services’ Water Rescue Team conducted a joint training with the Fluvanna Water Rescue Team, Powhatan Water Rescue Team, Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad Water Rescue ...

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Fire-Rescue
Posted on: June 9, 2023

First On The Scene Community Training Comes to Goochland

GCFR - First on The Scene (FOTS) Training

Goochland County Fire-Rescue and Emergency Services is excited to announce First on the Scene (FOTS) training is being brought to Goochland’s Community through VCU Health. The 4-hour course provides the general public with basic emergency respon...

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Posted on: October 6, 2023

Board of Supervisors Vote to Deny Centerville Small Area Plan

Board of Supervisors Vote to Deny the Centerville Small Area Plan

The Goochland County Board of Supervisors voted to deny the Centerville Small Area Plan during their October 4th public hearing. 

During the Wednesday night public hearing, Timmons Group presented a statistical analysis on the amendments received ...

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Additional Info... Goochland Village Plans 2022
Posted on: October 3, 2023

Centerville Small Area Plan October 4th Public Hearing Information

Centerville SAP Public Hearing Information - October 4 2023

The County finalized the Centerville Small Area Plan Report on Tuesday afternoon, October 3rd, 2023, and has released it publicly.  The full report, including the proposed amendments received during the online amendment period, is available at ww...

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Additional Info... Goochland Village Plans 2022
Posted on: September 29, 2023

Centerville Small Area Plan Report to Be Shared During the October 4th Public Hearing

Centerville SAP Report and Public Hearing - October 4 2023

The Centerville Small Area Plan has been scheduled for a public hearing on Wednesday, October 4, 2023, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room (Room 250) of the Goochland County Administration Building located at 1800 Sandy Hook Road, Goochland, VA 23063...

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Additional Info... Goochland Village Plans 2022
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Centerville Small Area Plan Public Hearing Scheduled for Wednesday, October 4th

Centerville SAP Public Hearing - October 4 2023

The Centerville Small Area Plan has been scheduled for a public hearing on Wednesday, October 4, 2023, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room (Room 250) of the Goochland County Administration Building located at 1800 Sandy Hook Road, Goochland, VA 23063...

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Additional Info... Goochland Village Plans 2022
Posted on: August 25, 2023

Centerville Small Area Plan Proposed Amendment Submissions Accepted Through September 15th

Centerville SAP - Reminder of Proposed Amendments Process - Aug 25, 2023

Goochland County is accepting proposed amendments to the Centerville Small Area Plan via an online submission form.  Developed after the Board of Supervisors deferred consideration of the plan on August 7th, the online form allows residents, busi...

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Posted on: August 11, 2023

Centerville Small Area Plan Proposed Amendment Process and Key Dates Released

Centerville SAP - Proposed Amendment Process and Key Dates - Aug 11, 2023

At the August 7 Special Meeting, the Goochland County Board of Supervisors deferred consideration of the proposed Centerville Small Area Plan to a special meeting to be held before December 22, with a specific date to be determined based on availability. ...

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www.goochlandva.us/VillagePlans2022 Goochland Village Plans 2022
Posted on: August 10, 2023

Spotlight On: Courthouse Village

Spotlight On - Courthouse Village

Between transportation projects, village planning, and economic development, a lot has been happening in the Courthouse area. In the video below, we explore how these three components are working together to meet the needs of residents now and into the fu...

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Goochland Village Plans 2022
Posted on: August 8, 2023

Consideration of the Centerville Small Area Plan Has Been Deferred by the Board of Supervisors

Centerville SAP - Deferral Statement

At the August 7 Special Meeting, the Goochland County Board of Supervisors deferred consideration of the proposed Centerville Small Area Plan to a special meeting to be held before December 22, with a specific date to be determined based on availability. ...

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www.goochlandva.us/VillagePlans2022 Goochland Village Plans 2022

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Posted on: June 26, 2023

Ashland Road (Route 623) Divergent Diamond Interchange Funding Approved

Ashland Road (Rt. 623) DDI Funding Approved

Goochland County is pleased to share that the Divergent Diamond Interchange at Ashland Road (Route 623) is now officially fully funded through Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) Smart Scale program as part of VDOT’s Six Yea...

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