Board of Zoning Appeals

The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) is a 7-member body with 2​ alternate members, appointed by the City Council, responsible for the review of variance requests to the Zoning Ordinance and appeals of decisions of the Zoning Administrator for the City of Virginia Beach.


In accordance with Virginia Code § 2.2-3708.2, Virginia Code § 15.2-1413 and the City's Continuity of Government Ordinance adopted on September 15, 2020, and Chapter 1289 of the 2020 Acts of Assembly as amended, a Virtual Public Hearing of the Virginia Beach Board of Zoning Appeals will be held on Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at 2:00 p.m.. A Staff briefing session will be held at 1:00 p.m.. This public hearing will be held by electronic communication means. All interested parties are invited to participate by following the two-step process provided below.

You are strongly encouraged to test the WebEx connection, prior to the 1:00pm informal and 2:00 pm formal hearings. The WebEx link will be activated and available for testing by noon the day of the hearing. If you experience any technical difficulties or problems with accessing the link provided below; please contact Steve Ramsey with Information Technology at sramsay@vbgov.com

 All applicants and representatives must register to comment virtually during the formal public hearing, please follow the two-step process provided below:

  1. Register for the WebEx at:
 Event address for attendees (Public & Applicant):
https://vbgov.webex.com/vbgov/onstage/g.php?MTID=e6cae3bfb63f104d3d0207c514ec9b450

  1. Register with the Planning Department by calling 757-385-8074 or via email at PSmith@vbgov.com prior to 5:00 p.m. on February 2, 2021.

Copies of the proposed plans, ordinances, amendments and/or resolutions are on file and may be examined by appointment in the Planning Department at 2875 Sabre St, Suite 500, Virginia Beach, VA 23452 or online at www.vbgov.com/bza. For information call 757-385-8074. Staff Reports will be available on the webpage 5 days prior to the meeting.

 

 2021 Agenda and Minutes

​Date​Agendas​Staff Reports​Minutes
​January 6, 2021



​February 3, 2021

​March 3, 2021

​April 7, 2021
​May 5, 2021
​June 2, 2021
​July 7, 2021
​August 4, 2021
​September 1, 2021
​October 6, 2021
​November 3, 2021
​December 1, 2021

 2020 Agendas and Minutes

​Date​Agendas​Staff Reports Minutes​
​January 15, 2020​​
​February 5, 2020​​​
​March 4, 2020​​
​April 1, 2020
​May 6, 2020
​June 3, 2020
​July 1, 2020

​August 5, 2020


​September 2, 2020


​October 7, 2020


​November 18​, 2020


​December 2, 2020


 2019 Agendas and Minutes

​Date​Agendas​Staff Reports Minutes​
​January 2, 2019 ​​Canceled Meeting
​February 6, 2019
​March 6, 2019
​April 3, 2019
​May 1, 2019
​June 5, 2019 - CANCELLED
​ July 3, 2019​​​​
​August 7, 2019
​September 4, 2019
​October 2, 2019
​November 6, 2019​​
​December 4, 2019

 2018 Agendas and Minutes

Date​Agendas​Staff Reports​Minutes
​January 3, 2018
​February 7, 2018​​​​​​
​March 7, 2018
​April 4, 2018
​May 2, 2018​​
​June 6, 2018
​July 18, 2018
​August 1, 2018​No Meeting​
September​ 5, 2018
​October 3, 2018
​November 7, 2018
​​December 5, 2018​​

 2017 Agendas and Minutes

​​DATE​AGENDAS​STAFF REPORTS​MINUTES
January 4, 2017
February 1, 2017​​
March 1, 2017​​
April 5, 2017​​​​
May 3, 2017​​​​
June 7, 2017
July 5, 2017
August 2, 2017
September 6, 2017
October 4, 2017
November 1, 2017
December 6, 2017​​