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Portsmouth, VA 23704
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PLANNING DEPARTMENT
UPTOWN GUIDELINES

DESIGN AND REHABILITATION GUIDELINES

 

In January of 2010, new regulations for the Uptown portion of the City of Portsmouth became effective.  This area became the regions first true Form-Based Code district.  The pink area in the above map, labeled D2FB are considered the Uptown area of Portsmouth.  This area previously required approval by the Downtown Design Committee  for all development and redevelopment activities, however the new regulations allow for administrative approval to speed the review process.  The regulations adopted include:


 

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