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
  1. Top news
  2. Meetings & events
  1. Hampton Building Code Board of Appeals is looking to fill vacant seat

    July 17, 2018 – The Hampton Building Code Board of Appeals is looking for a builder or contractor to fill a seat – applicant must be a Hampton resident. Read on...
  2. Ribbon-cutting, opening ceremony planned for Waterwalk at Central Park

    April 26, 2018 – Waterwalk at Central Park, a 2¼-mile linear park that will connect Air Power Park and the Power Plant shopping area, will have a grand opening and ribbon-cutting at 10 a.m. on May 12. Read on...
  3. Online presentation, survey available for input on new recreational vehicle storage ordinance

    Nov. 16, 2017 - An online presentation and survey is now available for Hampton residents who want to weigh in on proposed changes to city regulations regarding the storage of recreational vehicles.
  4. Community meeting planned to discuss where recreational vehicles can be parked

    Nov. 7, 2017 - Residents are invited to a community meeting at the Hampton Roads Convention Center on Nov. 15 to discuss proposed changes to the city ordinance regarding the storage of recreational vehicles in residential areas.
  5. HRT's Peninsula Fixed Guideway Transit Corridor Study project summary