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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 will meet on July 7, 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 2015-08: John & Jill Davis have applied to operate an Other Retail Establishment, less than 2500 square feet (NCC 10/21/2009, Appendix A, Category 3 Commercial Uses, #72), Qualifying Rural Business – Country Store selling produce and products principally grown or made on the Eastern Shore, including agricultural produce, aquaculture products, other seafood, and accessory products as defined herein, including artwork, books on Eastern Shore history and other items (NCC 10/21/2009, Appendix A, Category 3 Commercial Uses, #84 and Section 154.127 Low Impact Commercial Uses B(1)(4)(n)) and Qualifying Rural Business – Restaurant (sit-down; not fast food establishments) with 50 or fewer seats (NCC 10/21/2009, Appendix A, Category 3 Commercial Uses, #84 and Section 154.127 Low Impact Commercial Uses B(1)(4)(hh)) on property located at 6026 Occohannock Neck Road in Jamesville. The property, described as Tax Map 7, double circle A, parcel 34 and is zoned H, Hamlet.
B) Special Use Permit 2015-09: Winston Custis, Jr. has applied to locate a Manufactured home, single-wide on permanent foundation (NCC 12/28/2000, Appendix A, Category 7 Residential Uses) on property described as Tax Map 9B, double circle 3, parcel 12, near Exmore is zoned ESD-RVR, Existing Subdivision-Rural Village Residential and contains 32,447 square feet in area.
The Northampton County Board of Supervisors will also conduct public hearings on the above items on Tuesday, July 14, 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.