Planning Commission

A Special Public Hearing of the Virginia Beach Planning Commission will be held in the Virginia Beach Convention Center, located at 1000 19th Street, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451, on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. A briefing session will be held at 9:00 a.m. at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Citizens are encouraged to submit comments to the Planning Commission prior to the public hearing via email to or via United States Postal Service to Bill Landfair, 2875 Sabre Street, Suite 500, Virginia Beach, VA 23452.

Copies of the proposed plans, ordinances, resolutions and amendments 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 For information call 757-385-4621. Staff Reports will be available on the webpage 5 days prior to the meeting.

If you require a reasonable accommodation for this meeting due to a disability, please call the Planning Department at 757-385-4621. If you are hearing impaired, you can contact Virginia Relay at 711 for TDD service. The meeting will be broadcast on cable TV,, and Facebook Live.

All interested parties are invited to attend. 



2:00 pm (or as soon as the public hearing is adjourned)
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23451


For information or to examine copies of proposed plans, ordinances or amendments call 385-4621 or go to or visit the Planning Department, 2875 Sabre Street, Suite 500, Virginia Beach, Virginia, by appointment only.

The City continues to operate under modified conditions and the office is open to the public by appointment only.  Most of our employees are working remotely, but are available via phone or email. Staff encourages future applicants to apply online, rather than in person, using Accela Citizen Access. The preferred submittal procedure is to submit all Planning Commission applications via Accela Citizen Access using the link provided

Those without access to the internet may drop off Planning Commission applications at 2875 Sabre Street, Suite 500, placing the entire submittal package including application, plans, disclosure statement and check (payable to the Virginia Beach City Treasurer) in a sealed envelope in the City Treasurer's Drop Box located outside of the building in front of the lobby. Address the envelope to Ms. Carol Dozier, Department of Planning & Community Development.  Application fees are noted in the instructions attached to each application. Requests for a paper copy of an application can be made using the contact information below. Applicants will be notified by phone or email to confirm receipt and processing of all applications, regardless of submittal method.

​​​​​​​​​The Planning Commission is an 11-member body, appointed by the City Council, responsible for the review of land use and zoning matters for the City of Virginia Beach.​

The Planning Commission reviews applications submitted for changes to zoning districts, conditional use permits, street closures, zoning ordinance and plan amendments, and other land use and zoning matters. The Commission makes a recommendation on each item to City Council, who then makes the final determination on the recommended items during one of their regular meetings.

The Commission is supported by the Planning Director and the Planning Department staff. The Director and staff review each submitted item and make a recommendation to the Planning Commission as to whether or not the request is consistent with the policies, plans, and ordinances of the City of Virginia Beach.

The Virginia Beach Planning Commission Public Hearing is carried LIVE on VBTV, which is available on Cox Cable Channel 48, Verizon Cable Channel 45, and on the’s e~Stream page at  The meeting is recablecast on Cox Channel 48 the following morning at 9 a.m. and on Cox Channel 47 and Verizon Cable Channel 47 at 7 p.m. on the two consecutive Fridays following the live meeting.  The meeting will also be available on the e~Steam web page for two months beginning the Friday after the live hearing.

For businesses looking for assistance through the COVID-19 Pandemic please visit the City of Virginia Beach Economic Development page at Resources are available to assist in these uncertain times.  

 Board Members

​Name, P​hone, Email


​Beginning Date

​Expiration Date

Alcaraz, George

District No. 6



Barnes, Steve
757-287-3199​ (cell)

​Princess Anne
District No. 7



​Graham, Whitney​

District No. 5



​Horsley, Donald H.
757-421-3625 (home)​

At Large



​Inman, Michael A.
757-486-7055 (home)
757-403-8172 (cell)


At L​arge





​Oliver, Dee
757-406-4954 (cell)

 At Large​



Redmond, David S.

District No. 4


Coston, John. H.
757-407-8663 (cell)
757-499-1388 (home)

At Large 



Klein, Robyn R.
757-918-9317 (cell)

District No. 1



​Wall, Jack
757-748-5602 (cell)

​Rose Hall

District N​o. 3



​Weiner, David
757-620-1681 (cell)  ​


District No. 2



 2020 Agendas and Minutes

Agenda Dates


​Staff Reports

​Hearing Videos**


​January 8, 2020​​​​​​​​​
​February 12, 2020​​​​
​March 11, 2020​​​​​​​​​​​
​April 8, 2020​​​​​​​​CANCELLED​​​​​
​May 27, 2020​​​​​

​June 10, 2020​​​​​​​​​​​

June 24, 2020

​July 8, 2020

August 12, 2020

August 18, 2020


August 25, 2020

September 1, 2020

​September 8, 2020

September 9, 2020


October 14, 2020

​November 4, 2020

 2019 Agendas and Minutes

Agenda Dates


​Staff Reports

​Hearing Videos**


​January 9, 2019​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​February 13, 2019​​​​​​​​​​​​
​March 13, 2019​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​April 10, 2019​​​​​​​​​​​​
​May 8, 2019​​​​​​
​June 12, 2019 CANCELLED
​July 10, 2019
​August 14, 2019 CANCELLED
​August 28, 2019​​
​September 11, 2019​​​​​​
​October 9, 2019​​​​​​
​November 13, 2019 ​​CANCELLED
​December 5, 2019​​
December 11, 2019

 2018 Agendas and Minutes

​Agenda Dates


​Staff Reports

​Hearing Videos**


​January 10, 2018​​​​​​​​​​​​
​February 14, 2018
​March 14, 2018
​April 11, 2018
​May 9, 2018​​​​​
​June 13, 2018​​
​July 11, 2018​​​​
​August 8, 2018​Cancelled​Cancelled​Cancelled​Cancelled
​September 12, 2018​​​​
​October 10, 2018​​​​
​November 14, 2018​​​​​​​​​​​
​December 12, 2018​​​​​​​​​​

 2017 Agendas and Minutes

​Agenda Dates​AgendaStaff Reports​Hearing Videos**​Minutes
​January 11, 2017​​
​February 8, 2017
​March 8, 2017
​April 12, 2017
​May 10, 2017
​June 14, 2017
​July 12, 2017
​August 9, 2017
​September 13, 2017 
​October 11, 2017
​November 8, 2017
​December 13, 2017