Newport News Wetlands Board

The purpose of the Wetlands Board is to protect the city's marshlands and control proposed construction in the marshlands.

The Wetlands Board is governed by City Ordinance Chapter 44 - Wetlands.

  • 7 members, with 5 year terms of appointment
  • No compensation for service
  • Ex-Officio Member: Sharon Neal, Environmental Specialist, Department of Engineering
  • 5:30 pm on the third Monday of the month (when advertised) in City Council Chambers
  • Meetings last approximately 1-2 hours and are recorded
  • Site visitations may take place on the Saturday prior to the Monday meeting