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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. 6/30/2019
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. 6/30/2019
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 will meet on September 1, 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 2015-12: The Trustees of Franktown United Methodist Church have applied for the Montessori Children’s House of Franktown to obtain the full range of permissions implied in the Northampton County Zoning Ordinance designation “Schools, primary, or secondary, public or private” (NCC 10/21/2009 Appendix A, Category 4: Community Service Uses, #27 Schools, primary or secondary, public or private). The property described as Tax Map 20, double circle A, parcel 65, is zoned H, Hamlet containing 20.11 acres and has the address of 7543, 7545, and 7551 Bayside Road, Franktown.
B) Special Use Permit 2015-13: Timothy Wivell has applied to locate a Manufactured, Single-Wide H.U.D inspected (NCC 10/21/2009 Appendix A, Category 8: Single Family Residential Uses, #1b, Manufactured, Single-Wide H.U.D inspected) on property located along Press Lane, near Cheriton. The property, described as Tax Map 77, double circle A, parcel 49, is zoned H, Hamlet and contains approximately 1.25 acres of land.
The Northampton County Board of Supervisors will also conduct public hearings on the above items on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Chambers.
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 meet on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Administration Conference Room located at 16404 Courthouse Road in Eastville, Va., for the purpose of conducting its regularly scheduled Work Session.