Sunset over the CBBT
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Northampton County is Open for Business


With a rich heritage in industry and agriculture, Northampton County is a place of exceptional balance between quality of life and economic opportunity in the new global economy. Its southern tip is home to globally significant natural habitat for shore life. Northampton is also a place where people, as far back as the early 1600s, have found prosperity and opportunity. Today its people are from a wide variety of professional backgrounds and have an entrepreneurial spirit. Its culture is hard working and thoughtful. People are interested in civic collaboration and a balanced growth to preserve the Shore's unique natural and historic attributes while developing economic opportunity.

Please use the site navigation menu or the links below to find out how we may serve your business. 

Business Services

Building Inspection and Permits

Business License

Economic Development

File Assumed Business Name

Planning Department

Real Estate Records

Recycling & Solid Waste

Doing Business with the County

Purchasing- Bids/ RFPs/ RFQs

How to Do Business

Taxes & Payments

Employer Identification Number

Real Estate & Personal Property Tax

Retail Sales Tax

Transient Occupancy Tax

Virginia Department of Taxation

Forms, Permits & Licenses

Forms/Licenses Commissioner of Revenue

Forms/ Licenses- Building


Business License


 (Links to Chamber of Commerce)

Northampton Chamber of Commerce

Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce