The Town of Ashland does not assess property. Assessments within the Town are provided by the Hanover County Assessor's Office.
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The term setback means the required distance separating a building or structure from a property line. Setback regulations for buildings are included in the Zoning Ordinance. For more information, please view the Ashland Town Code.
Next, look up the permitted uses for your zoning district. If your use is not listed in the permitted use section, check the conditional use section to determine if your use requires a Conditional Use Permit (CUP).
If you wish to obtain a building permit, initially contact the Town's Planning Department for zoning information on your property. The Town will then help you through the Hanover County Building Inspector's process for obtaining a permit.
Hanover County maintains the public water and sewer system in the town. Please contact the Hanover County Department of Public Utilities at (804) 365-6024 for information about connecting to the public water and sewer system.