Local Government Ordinances

Local Ordinances

The following locality list provides links to their Chesapeake Bay Preservation ordinances. If there's no link for the locality, request a hard copy from Joan Salvati.

Cities

  • Alexandria (PDF): Stand Alone; Article XIII
  • Chesapeake (PDF): Stand Alone; Chapter 26, Article X
  • Colonial Heights: Zoning; Chapter 286, Article XXV
  • Fairfax: Zoning Overlay; Chapter 110, Article II, Division III
  • Falls Church: Zoning Overlay; Chapter 38, Article IV, Section 38-42
  • Fredericksburg: Zoning Overlay; Chapter 78, Article III, Division 26
  • Hampton: Zoning Overlay; Article X
  • Hopewell (PDF): Zoning Overlay: Article XV-A
  • Newport News: Stand Alone; Chapter 37.1, Article V
  • Norfolk: Zoning; Appendix A, Article II, Chapter XI
  • Petersburg: Stand Alone; Chapter 122, Article II
  • Poquoson: Zoning Overlay; Appendix A, Article XI.IV
  • Portsmouth: Zoning; Chapter 9.1
  • Richmond: Stand Alone; Chapter 50, Article IV
  • Suffolk: Zoning; Article 4, Section 31-415
  • Virginia Beach: Stand Alone; Appendix F
  • Williamsburg: Zoning Overlay; Chapter 21. Article VIII

Counties

Towns

  • Ashland: Stand Alone; Chapter 4.1, Article III
  • Belle Haven: Zoning; Hard copy available upon request
  • Bloxom: Zoning; Hard copy available upon request
  • Bowling Green (PDF): Stand Alone; Article XA
  • Cape Charles (PDF): Zoning Overlay; Article VII
  • Cheriton: Zoning Overlay; Article 14
  • Clarement (PDF): Zoning Overlay
  • Clifton: Zoning Overlay; Chapter 11
  • Colonial Beach (PDF): Zoning Overlay; Article 22
  • Dumfries: Zoning Overlay; Chapter 70, Article III
  • Eastville: Zoning; Hard copy available upon request
  • Exmore: Zoning; Hard copy available upon request
  • Hallwood: Zoning; Hard copy available upon request
  • Haymarket: Stand Alone; Chapter 54, Article II
  • Herndon: Zoning Overlay; Chapter 78, Article III, Section 78-304
  • Irvington: Zoning Overlay; Hard copy available upon request
  • Kilmarnock (PDF): Zoning Overlay; Article V
  • Melfa (PDF): Zoning; Article III
  • Montross (PDF): Zoning Overlay; Chapter 66, ArticleIV, Section 66-113
  • Nassawadox (PDF): Zoning; Article XXIIA
  • Occoquan (PDF): Zoning Overlay; Chapter 66, Article III, Division VII
  • Onancock (PDF): Zoning
  • Onley (PDF): Zoning; Article III
  • Painter (PDF): Zoning; Article III
  • Parksley (PDF): Zoning; Article III
  • Port Royal (PDF): Zoning Overlay; Article VI
  • Quantico: Zoning Overlay; Hard copy available upon request
  • Saxis: Zoning; Hard copy available upon request
  • Smithfield (PDF): Zoning; Article 3.P
  • Surry (PDF): Zoning
  • Tangier (PDF): Zoning; Article 4
  • Tappahannock: Zoning Overlay; Article IX, Part II
  • Urbanna (PDF): Zoning Overlay
  • Vienna (PDF): Zoning Overlay; Chapter 18, Article 21.1
  • Warsaw: Zoning Overlay; Hard copy available upon request
  • West Point: Zoning Overlay; Chapter 70, Article XV
  • White Stone (PDF): Stand Alone
  • Windsor: Stand Alone; Chapter 57

Resources & Other Ordinances

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Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 698-4000


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