Economic Development & Tourism

The Greene County Economic Development department promotes Greene County as a rising center for commercial and light industrial development. Its central location also makes it a convenient tourist hub, providing a relaxing setting, picturesque mountain views, and a temperate climate with welcoming inns, select wineries, and gracious dining. Here at the Economic Development department, we are available to assist you in starting a business, relocating a business or finding the ideal commercial property.

Greene County operates a State certified Visitor Center in Ruckersville that provides a wealth of information for activities in Greene County, the Region and the State. It is a great resource for new residents, current residents and visitors. The office also maintains a community calendar providing a wide range of events and activities occurring throughout the county. The Visitor Center is open Monday-Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and on Sunday, for 4 hours (times vary).

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I start a business?

    Review our 5 Step Guide to Starting a Business and then contact Alan Yost with any questions or for additional guidance: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 434-985-6663

  • What are the rules and restrictions for having a sign for my business?

    Please see Zoning Ordinance, Article 14, Sign Regulations, page 47.
  • Where do I apply for a business license?

    Apply at the Commissioner of Revenue in Stanardsville.
  • Where do I pay my business taxes?

    Pay at the Treasurer's Office in Stanardsville or online.
  • Where do I apply for a sign permit, a zoning certification, a zoning variance, a rezoning or other changes to my property?

    The Zoning office can supply you with a zoning application and guide you through the process.
  • Where is the Economic Development and Tourism office located?

    We are located in the Greene County Visitor Center in Ruckersville.
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Contact the Economic Development & Tourism Department

 

Mailing Address

8315 Seminole Trail, Suite 2
Ruckersville, VA 22968

 

By Email

Alan Yost
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By Phone

434-985-6663

County of Greene

Greene County VirginiaGreene County is a county in central Virginia in the eastern United States. Greene County was established in 1838. Its county seat is Stanardsville.

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  434-985-5201

  Fax: 434-985-3705

  40 Celt Road, Stanardsville, VA 22973


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