Floodplain Management

 Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs)

National Flood Insurance Program sponsored site to allow property owners to view the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs). 

FEMA Determination Letter

Virginia Flood Risk Information System

Resilience Adaptation Feasibility Tool (RAFT) 

The RAFT 2018-2019 Summary for Northampton County with comprehensive studies, maps and risk information (links to UVA RAFT website)
The Resilience Adaptation Feasibility Tool (The RAFT) is an innovative “collective impact” collaborative approach to climate resilience that leverages the expertise and resources of multidisciplinary partners and diverse stakeholders to assist coastal localities striving to increase their resilience.

The RAFT Presentation to Northampton County Planning Commission January 16, 2019  

Coastal Resilience Map Virginia Eastern Shore  

Eastern Shore of Virginia Hazard Mitigation Plan 2021

Virginia Coastal Resilience Master Plan

Staff Information

Susan McGhee

757-678-0443 ext. 541

[email protected]

Zoning Administrator


John Outten
Building Official

757-678-0443 ext. 525

[email protected]

Planner/Community Redevelopment Specialist

Rodney Braxton
Development Inspector

757-678-0443 ext. 542

[email protected]

Building Inspector

Forest Flynn
Code Compliance Inspector 

757-678-0443 ext. 526


Environmental Outreach & Floodplain Manager

Jennifer Sayers 
Building Permit Technician

757-678-0443 ext. 543

[email protected]

Carolyn Duffy
Zoning Permit Technician

757-678-0443 ext. 524

[email protected]

Olivia Bennett
Administrative Clerk 

757-678-0443 ext. 544

[email protected]

Department of Planning, Permitting & Enforcement
PO Box 538
16404 Courthouse Road
Eastville, VA 23347

Hours of Operation
9 AM - 5 PM