Planning & Zoning Administration
Performs planning, zoning and environmental functions:
- Administers the zoning ordinance and manages land use applications by evaluating their consistency with adopted city policies
- Provides staff support to the Board of Zoning Appeals, Chesapeake Bay Review Committee, Hampton Youth Commission, Planning Commission, and Wetlands Board
- Provides strategic master plans, the Hampton Community Plan, and policies to guide future development
- Contributes design assistance on development projects in special districts
- Contributes environmental expertise and reviews related to regulation and enforcement of Chesapeake Bay and wetlands protection requirements
- Coordinates with regional planning efforts
- Develops relationships with key stakeholder groups to build upon Hampton’s historical strengths and assets to leverage new investment and partnerships
- Proposes amendments to codes and ordinances to comply with state law and ensures agreement with the Hampton Community Plan
- Tracks Census, demographic, and other community data measures and trends
Oct. 17, 2018 - Due to forecast weather and scheduling problems, the Home Repair Blitz set for this weekend has been postponed until May 4. Read on...
Oct. 11, 2018 - Help kick off a major update to the city’s Community Plan. That plan — Hampton 2040 — will be a road map for the city’s future, and we need your perspective to set the right course. Read on...
Sept. 27, 2018 - Hampton's Community Development Department reminds us that we can save a tree - and cut down on paperwork - by using your email to submit building, plumbing electrical, mechanical and zoning permit applications. Read on...
Sept. 18, 2018 - What makes Hampton such a unique and livable city? Spend a day with some of the city’s top leaders and learn valuable information about the community during Hampton 101 on Saturday, Nov. 17. Read on...
July 10, 2018 - Enroll now in the Hampton Leadership Academy, a six-session program designed to foster leadership, communication and networking skills and to increase participation in neighborhood activities in the City of Hampton. Read on...
- Veterans, the elderly, disabled and low-income homeowners in the Northampton area near Headrow Terrace and Cynthia Drive are encouraged to sign up for the next Hampton Home Repair Blitz. Volunteers are also needed for the May 5 event.
- What makes Hampton such a unique and livable city? Spend a day with some of the city’s top leaders and learn valuable information about the community during Hampton 101 at Sandy Bottom Nature Park on March 29, from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Read on...