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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
Mr. Dave Fauber
6545 Broadwater Circle
Cape Charles, VA 23310
At Large exp 6/30/2017
(updated Oct. 20, 2015)
The Northampton County Planning Commission will meet on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, at 7:00 p.m in the Board Chambers located in the County Administration Building at 16404 Courthouse Road in Eastville, VA. The purpose of the meeting is to conduct regular business and public hearings on the following matters.
A. Ten Year Review of Church Neck AFD: The Church Neck AFD is located along both sides of Church Neck Road (SR 619) and extending along the north and south side of Sparrow Point Road (SR 657).
B. Ten Year Review of Concord AFD: The Concord AFD is located along both sides of Occohannock Neck Road (SR 183) and TB Road (SR 607) extending along the east and west side of Wardtown Road (SR 606).
C. Ten Year Review of Jamesville AFD: The Jamesville AFD is located along both sides Occohannock Neck Road (SR 183) and James Wharf Road (SR 614) and extending north-west along Sturgis House Drive (SR 676).
D. Ten Year Review of Old Plantation AFD: The Old Plantation AFD is located along both sides of Jacobia Lane (SR 682) and Plantation Drive (SR 643).
E. Request to Withdraw from Pickett’s Harbor AFD: Denard C. Spady & Dora Weston Spady Wilkins have requested to withdraw property identified as Tax Map 112 double circle A parcel 39 and located at the intersection of Smaw Drive and Arlington Road.
F. Ten Year Review of Pickett’s Harbor AFD: The Pickett’s Harbor AFD is located along both sides of Arlington Road (SR 645) and extending west of Lankford Highway (SR 13).
G. Ten Year Review of Point Pleasant AFD: The Point Pleasant AFD is located along both sides of Seaside Road (SR 600) and extending east of Lankford Highway (SR 13).
H. Zoning Text Amendment 15-01 NHCO: The Northampton County Planning Commission proposes to amend the Northampton County Code 10/21/2009, Chapter 154, Appendix A Use Regulations, Category 4 Community Services, #14 “Medical Clinics (outpatient)” to be permitted by Major Special Use Permit in the A/RB, Agricultural/Rural Business Zoning District.
I. Zoning Text Amendment 15-02 NHCO: The Northampton County Board of Supervisors proposes to amend the Northampton County Code 10/21/2009, §154.109 Wireless Communications Facilities Standards to resolve conflicts within the text and the Appendix A Use Regulations, Category 4 Community Services, #32 to permit Wireless Communication Facilities (WCF’s) including wireless broadband service towers up to 199 feet by Minor Special Use Permit in the Town Edge-Commercial General (TE-CG), Existing Business (EB), Commercial-1 (C-1) and Existing Industrial (EI) Districts.
The Board of Supervisors shall also conduct public hearings on the above matters on Tuesday, October 13, 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 Development Department 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. Written comments can be submitted to the Development Department P.O. Box 538, Eastville, VA 23347.
Handicapped assistance available: Please telephone (757) 678-0440 at least 48 hours in advance.