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Department of Planning & Zoning
PO Box 538
16404 Courthouse Road
Eastville, VA 23347
Hours of Operation
9 AM - 5 PM
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The Planning Commission is authorized by Virginia law to prepare and recommend a Comprehensive Plan and a zoning map for the physical development of the land in the county. The Commission also reviews a variety of land development applications (e.g., rezonings and special exceptions) and makes recommendations to the Board of Supervisors for consideration in approving or denying the proposed projects.
Mr. L. Dixon Leatherbury, Chair
P.O. Box 187
Machipongo, VA 23405
District 4, exp. 6/30/2015
Ms. Jacqueline Chatmon, Vice-Chair
103 Arnie’s Loop
Cape Charles, VA 23310
Mr. Michael Ward
P.O. Box 201
Jamesville, VA 23398
District 5, exp. 6/30/2015
Ms. Sylvia Stanley
P.O. Box 24
Exmore, VA 23350
District 3, exp. 6/30/2016
Mrs. Kay Downing
PO Box 723
Cheriton, VA 23316
District 2, exp. 06/30/2018
Mr. Mark Freeze
PO Box 936
Exmore, VA 23350
At Large, exp. 06/30/2018
(updated Sept. 16, 2014)
The Northampton County Planning Commission and the Northampton County Board of Supervisors will conduct a joint public hearing on May 12, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers located at 16404 Courthouse Road in Eastville, VA., for the purpose of conducting public hearings on the following matters.
A) Special Use Permit 2015-06: Cherrystone I, LLC has applied to operate a Guide/outfitter services, waterfront service with accessory goods/services (Appendix A, Category 3 Commercial Uses, #47) on property located at 6499 Sunnyside Road in Oyster. The property, described as Tax Map 85A, double circle 3, parcel 6 and Tax Map 85A, double circle 3, parcel R, and is zoned WV-WC, Waterfront Village Waterfront Commercial.
B) Special Use Permit 2015-07: Cherrystone I, LLC has applied to operate an Inn, historic – pre 1950 structure with accessory goods goods/services (Appendix A, Category 3 Commercial Uses, #51) on property located at 6499 Sunnyside Road in Oyster. The property, described as Tax Map 85A, double circle 3, parcel 6 and Tax Map 85A, double circle 3, parcel R, and is zoned WV-WC, Waterfront Village Waterfront Commercial.
The applications will be on file and open to public inspection in the office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors and in the Department of Planning & Zoning located at 16404 Courthouse Road, Eastville, VA. Anyone wishing to comment on the above items is invited to attend the meetings and make their comments known.
Handicapped assistance available: Please telephone (757) 678-0440, extension 516 at least 48 hours in advance.
The Northampton County Planning Commission will not be meeting on May 5th, 2015 for it's regularly scheduled meeting. The Commission will be meeting jointly with the Northampton County Board of Supervisors on May 12th, 2015 at 7:00pm to conduct public hearings.
NOTICE OF JOINT PUBLIC HEARING
The Northampton County Planning Commission and the Northampton County Board of Supervisors will jointly hear public comments on the following revision to the Northampton County Code of Ordinances on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, commencing at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the County Administration Building, 16404 Courthouse Road, Eastville, Virginia:
Revise Section 159: Floodplain Management in the following areas:
(a) Provide a required statement on cumulative rise
(b) Modify the definition of “New Construction” to include a date of August 11, 1976 (the date of the first Flood Insurance Map issued to the County). This is a required correction which directly impacts flood insurance ratings.
(c) Addition of language relative to requirements of subdivision proposals
(d) Correct such other minor clerical and typographical errors as necessary
A copy of this document is on file in the Office of the County Administrator, 16404 Courthouse Road, Eastville, Virginia 23347, during normal business hours.
Handicap Assistance Available: Call 757/678-0440.