Wetlands Board

The Northampton County Wetlands Board meets on the third Wednesday of each month unless there is no business (application or case) to administer the Northampton County Wetlands and Coastal Primary Sand Dune Ordinances adopted to preserve and prevent the despoilation and destruction of wetlands and coastal primary sand dunes and beaches within the County. These meetings are open to the public during which the Board conducts public hearings in accordance with Virginia Code requirements. The Board also conducts site evaluations for all applications prior to the public meetings. Board members are appointed by the Northampton County Board of Supervisors

For a schedule of meetings, please visit the Public Meetings Calendar

The Wetlands Board is now utilizing BoardDocs software for distribution of its meeting agenda packages. Please click on the link below to access the system.


Go to Meetings tab and use the drop down menu next to "Active Meetings" to access Wetlands Meetings.

Meetings prior to May 18, 2016 are available at Northampton County Administration office.

Application Deadlines and Meeting Dates 

Wetlands Deadlines and Meetings

Standard Joint Joint Permit Application (PDF) 


Nontidal Wetlands are not within the Wetlands Board jurisdiction. 
Link for Jurisdictional Determination by USACE or a consultant may be contracted by the applicant to perform the determination. 

Upcoming Meetings

Board Members

Marshall Cox, Sr.
2716 Seaside Rd
Cape Charles, VA 23310

William A. Prosise
25425 Lankford Highway
Cape Charles, VA 23310 

Thomas A. Fox
P. O. Box 877
Eastville, VA 23347

Renee Hunt
6320 Wilsonia Neck Drive
Machipongo, VA 23405 

Louis R. Fox
P.O. Box 44
Jamesville, VA 23398 

Rudolph F. Cashwell
P.O. Box 1177
Eastville, VA 23347

John Kolos
1790 Sand Hill Drive
Cape Charles, VA 23310