Planning & Policy

Ordinance and Comprehensive Plan Search

  Local Ordinances

Current Ordinances: Find Ordinances and Plans related to sea level rise or recurrent flooding for local governments near Virginia's coast. Includes links to digital versions of ordinances for quick reference. This information is updated periodically; keep in mind that local ordinances or their locations may have changed.
Data updated 2022.


To see all the ordinance for one locality:
Choose locality from the list and click Locality Search button.

To see the comprehensive plan by locality:
Choose locality from the list and click Comprehensive Plan button.

To see all the comprehensive plans:
Choose All Localities at the top of the list and click Comprehensive Plan button.


To see all ordinances of a type (for all localities):
Choose ordinance from the list and click Ordinance Search button.

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