Zoning Administrator maintains and enforces the County's Zoning Ordinance and related regulations to assure that property is developed and used in accordance with the Zoning Ordinance.

Major Services

Ordinance Administration
  • Prepares Zoning Ordinance Amendments.
  • Responds to requests for zoning ordinance in detail and prepares zoning compliance reviews.
  • Prepares and coordinates the distribution of Zoning Ordinance supplements.
Zoning Permit Review
  • Provides general information on the Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map
  • Reviews Building Permit applications for compliance with the Zoning Ordinance
  • Reviews and approves sign permits.
Zoning Enforcement
  • Inspects complaints of alleged violations of the Zoning Ordinance and insures compliance by initiating legal action through the County Attorney.
    These towns handle all zoning and building :

    Cape Charles - (757) 331-3259
    Cheriton - (757) 331-8200

          Zoning for Exmore- (757) 442-2476

Planning and Zoning Fees

Please confirm fees with the permit technician. 

Planning & Zoning Fees

Staff Information

Susan McGhee

757-678-0443 ext. 541


Zoning Administrator

757-678-0443 ext. 545

John Outten
Building Official

757-678-0445 ext. 525


Kelley Lewis Parks
Planner/GIS Specialist

757-678-0443 ext. 546


Tom Rippon
Code Compliance and Building Inspector

757-678-0445 ext. 526


Beth Nunnally
Development Inspector

757-678-0443 ext. 542


Jennifer Sayers
Permit Technician

​ 757-678-0445 ext. 543


Carmen Warner
Office Coordinator

757-678-0443 ext. 524


Department of Planning, Permitting & Enforcement
PO Box 538
16404 Courthouse Road
Eastville, VA 23347

Hours of Operation
9 AM - 5 PM