Planning Commission

Makes recommendations to City Council on the city's community plan, the zoning ordinance and land use requests based on the Community Plan.

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  1. Planning Commission endorses off-track betting facility and several zoning changes

    Dec. 21, 2018 – Hampton’s Planning Commission Thursday endorsed a permit for an indoor off-track betting horse racing facility in the Power Plant shopping center, as well as several zoning changes for live entertainment venues and the Phoebus district. Read on...
  1. Commission approves zoning changes for medical cannabis oil facility

    Aug 16, 2018 - Hampton's Planning Commission Thursday approved adding the definition of "pharmaceutical processor" to the zoning ordinance. Minutes later, they approved changing the city's zoning ordinance to allow for the production of cannabis oil. Read on...

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The commission is composed of the City Manager, a representative from City Council, and five appointed members serving four-year terms. View list. Apply to be a member of the Planning Commission.

Application Forms

Access land use application forms heard by the Planning Commission. To find out the submission deadline to be on the Planning Commission's agenda, please download the submissions deadline calendar.

More information

Find by-laws (PDF) and public hearing comment rules (PDF).