Department Staff Information
757-678-0440 ext 515
Assistant to the County Administrator
757-678-0440 ext. 516
Northampton County Administration
PO Box 66
16404 Courthouse Road
Eastville, VA 23347
Hours of Operation:
Normal operating hours for the County Administrator’s Office shall be Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except on the second Tuesday of each month (or such other date as may be designated by the Board), which is the regular monthly meeting of the Board. On that date, the operating hours shall be 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Board of Supervisors Building Department Code Compliance Commissioner of the Revenue County Administration Courts Economic Development Emergency Services Finance Department Information Technology Parks & Recreation Planning & Zoning Public Works School Board Sheriff's Office Social Services Solid Waste Treasurer Voter Registration and Elections
Appointed by the Board of Supervisors, the County Administrator is the Chief Administrative Officer of the County and is responsible for the implementation and execution of policies established by the Board. In addition to daily administrative duties, the County Administrator is also responsible for the development of the annual budget, recommends service delivery and policy implementation, provides an operational framework under which County employees work, and ensures that all affairs of the County are carried out in an effective and responsible manner. The County Administrator also serves as the Director of Civil Defense. Additionally the County Administrator oversees the Northampton County portion of the Enterprise Zone, a regional economic incentive program with the County of Accomack. Operating under the direct supervision of the County Administrator is the Assistant to the County Administrator as well as the legislative department heads
The mission of Northampton County Local Government is to provide the necessary services to protect the health, safety, welfare, environment, and quality of life of our citizens consistent with the communities' values and priorities. This mission is accomplished by encouraging citizen involvement, preserving the County's fiscal stability, traditional values and unity of our people through the implementation of effective and efficient government programs; consensus building; managing the County's natural, cultural, and historic resources; planning for the future; and representing citizen needs and desires to other levels of government.
The Departments of Northampton County are dedicated to achieving, under the leadership of the County Administrator, the goals set forth by the Board of Supervisors; to provide efficient, effective, equitable services to our citizens and visitors.
- A more separate HR Department - able to provide more user-friendly access (such as internal
internet connection to allow health insurance renewals, disbursement of forms, etc.)
- A more user-friendly building - more open to community events
- Institute regular legal team meetings
- Total automated filing process for all county offices
- Broadcast government meetings (Board of Supervisors, Planning Commission, etc.)
- Funding for two-day team building meeting for all county staff