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Comprehensive Plan Review Update

For the latest copies of the draft Comprehensive Plan visit:

Part I

Part II A

Part II B

FLUM Draft


Navigate to the upper right-hand corner of the screen and select the Planning Commission option from the drop down.

Meetings can be found on the left-hand side of the screen.

Working drafts of the Plan can be downloaded in PDF and MS-Word formats under "Unfinished Business" and "Draft Comprehensive Plan Review"

Written comments of any length can be mailed to Kelley Lewis Parks at P.O. Box 538 Eastville, VA 23347 or emailed to or Please be specific in the comments that you make so that they can appropriately be addressed.


Comprehensive Plan

For additional information please contact the Planning Department via phone at (757) 678-0443 or email:

Northampton County Comprehensive Plan (April 2009) (6.5MB)

Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee Report (21MB)

County Facilities North
County Facilities South
Future Land Use Map



Online Comment Option – Comprehensive Plan Review

An online option is now available for persons wishing to submit comments concerning the county Comprehensive Plan and their vision for the County’s future. The Comprehensive Plan is now under review in accordance with Virginia legal requirements. To access the comment section, click here.

If you have questions concerning this process, please contact Kelley Lewis Parks, 757-678-0443, ext. 546,


Results of telephone survey conducted on behalf of the Northampton County Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee

Survey Results (1.6 MB - PDF)


Waterfront Villages Visioning - Final Report available

The Department of Planning & Zoning conducted public workshops to review and update the Visions for the waterfront villages of Willis Wharf and Oyster. Milton Herd of Herd Planning & Design and Vladimir Gavrilovic of Renaissance Planning Group facilitated the workshops. The final report of the consulting team is available through this link.



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