Planning Commission

The Planning Commission will hold a meeting for public comment regarding proposed Short Term Rental Ordinances on Monday, July 20th, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

The Virginia Beach Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at 12:00 pm in the City Council Chamber of the City Hall Building, Virginia Beach, Virginia.  A briefing session will be held at 9:00 a.m. in the Council Chamber, City Hall.  Citizens are encouraged to submit comments to the Planning Commission prior to the public hearing via email to wlandfair@vbgov.com or via United States Postal Service to Bill Landfair, 2875 Sabre Street, Suite 500, Virginia Beach, VA 23452. 

There will be limited seating in Council Chambers for citizens who wish to attend the meeting in person. For those citizens who wish to speak in person at the public hearing please call (757) 385-4621 to register.  We ask that you arrive 15-20 minutes early to check in with Staff in the lobby of the first floor of City Hall to receive a speaker order number. 

If you desire to speak at the public hearing via WebEx, you must notify staff prior to 9:00 a.m. August 12, 2020 at (757) 385-4621. To speak and attend by Webex, you will need to register twice.

If you are physically disabled or visually impaired and need assistance at this meeting, please call the CITY CLERK'S OFFICE at 385-4303.  The special meeting will be broadcast on cable TV, www.vbgov.com and Facebook Live.

The City continues to operate under modified conditions and the office is closed to the public. 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 https://citizenaccess.vbgov.com/Default.aspx.

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 VBgov.com’s e~Stream page at http://www.vbgov.com/media  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 www.yesvirginiabeach.com. Resources are available to assist in these uncertain times.  


 Board Members

​Name, P​hone, Email

​Represents

​Beginning Date

​Expiration Date

Alcaraz, George
757-620-8040
galcarazvbpc@icloud.com 


 
Beach
District No. 6

 
​01/01/2019

 
​12/31/2022

Barnes, Steve
757-287-3199​ (cell)

​Princess Anne
District No. 7
 

​01/01/2019

12/31/2022

​Graham, Whitney​
757-287-4835
wgrahamVBPC@icloud.com  


 
Lynnhaven
District No. 5


​01/01/2019


 
12/31/2022

​Horsley, Donald H.
757-421-3625 (home)​horsley_don@yahoo.com


At Large

 
​11/03/2015

 
​12/31/2023

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



 

 
At L​arge


 

01/01/2014


 

 
12/31/2021

​Oliver, Dee
757-406-4954 (cell)  branch.oliver@gmail.com

 At Large​

​01/01/2014


 12/31/2021

Redmond, David S.
757-215-5302
dredmondVBPC@icloud.com

​Bayside
District No. 4

04/19/2016​


 ​12/31/2022
Coston, John. H.
757-407-8663 (cell)
757-499-1388 (home)
johnhcoston@gmail.com

At Large 

2/4/2020​


                       1/31/2024

Klein, Robyn R.
757-918-9317 (cell)
RKleinVBPC@icloud.com

Centerville
District No. 1

2/4/2020

1/31/2024
 

​Wall, Jack
757-748-5602 (cell)
jckwall@aol.com

​Rose Hall

District N​o. 3

01/01/201​5

12/31/2022

​Weiner, David
757-620-1681 (cell)  ​ dweiner@batchelder-brick.com

​Kempsville

District No. 2

​01/01/2014


 
12/31/2021

 2020 Agendas and Minutes

Agenda Dates

​​Agenda

​Staff Reports

​Hearing Videos**

​Minutes

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

​June 10, 2020​​​​​​​​​​​


June 24, 2020


​July 8, 2020
20200708-PLN-CUR-Agenda.pdf 

August 12, 2020


​​September 9, 2020
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October 14, 2020
November 4, 2020

December 9, 2020

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 2019 Agendas and Minutes

Agenda Dates

​​Agenda

​Staff Reports

​Hearing Videos**

​Minutes

​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

​Agenda

​Staff Reports

​Hearing Videos**

​Minutes

​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