Jane Harrell, Senior Land Use Planner

Jane Peterson Harrell

Senior Land Use Planner

Jane uses her significant land use and planning experience to support the Commercial Real Estate practice group in achieving our clients’ land use objectives, with a specific focus on zoning and site plan matters.

Get To Know Jane

For over 34 years, Jane has managed and facilitated hundreds of land use cases in the Richmond area. Her extensive experience leading planning projects for local governments enables her to assist clients in navigating the complicated and often challenging real estate development process, and she can provide insights into how to streamline the zoning at site plan processes.

Throughout her career, Jane has worked closely with elected and appointed officials, developers, land use professionals, and community leaders on a wide array of development projects, including some of the most complicated and controversial projects in the Richmond area.


  • Supervised and participated in land use cases and monthly zoning hearings.
  • Participated in ordinance and comprehensive plan amendments.
  • Managed zoning case reviews in coordination with county departments and state agencies.
  • Assisted in drafting a county-wide comprehensive plan.
  • Managed review of zoning cases, commercial site and subdivision/parcel division plans, and permits.



Virginia Commonwealth University, Master of Urban and Regional Planning

University of Mary Washington, B.A.

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