Zoning Division

Zoning is a division of the Planning Department that seeks to facilitate responsible and sustainable land use planning and development within our community. We are committed to ensuring the orderly and harmonious growth of our city while preserving its unique character and enhancing the quality of life for all residents. Through transparent and equitable zoning regulations, we strive to create a resilient and vibrant Newport News that balances economic prosperity, environmental stewardship, and social well-being, fostering a sense of pride and belonging among our diverse population.

Please find the Code of Ordinances for the City of Newport News here.  

Zoning Applications

Applications for Home Occupations and Sheds less than 256 square feet can be found here.  

Board of Zoning Appeals

To contact the Board of Zoning Appeals, click here.  

Zoning Inquiries