Wetlands Board

Mission Statement

The Board endeavors to preserve and prevent the despoliation of Portsmouth’s wetland areas while accommodating necessary economic development and shoreline stabilization in a manner consistent with wetland preservation. 

Meetings

  • 3:30 p.m.
  • 1st Wednesday of each month
  • Meetings are held in the 6th Floor Conference Room in the Portsmouth City Hall Building at 801 Crawford Street, Portsmouth, Virginia.
  • Parties wishing to provide comments on specific agenda items may send comments via fax to 757-393-5223, or by mail to the Planning Department, 801 Crawford Street, Portsmouth, Virginia 23704, or by email to porters@portsmouthva.gov. Please submit correspondence prior to the public hearing day.

Electronic/digital submission of applications and other materials is encouraged whenever feasible. Consult the Staff Directory for staff contact information.

Mailed items can be sent to:

CITY OF PORTSMOUTH
PLANNING DEPARTMENT ATTN: (STAFF MEMBER NAME)
801 CRAWFORD STREET
PORTSMOUTH, VA 23704

Credit card payments can now be accepted over the phone. Please call the Planning Department at 757-393-8836 for more information. Please note that a signed credit card authorization form is required to be submitted before a credit card payment can be processed.

UPDATED 2021 Wetlands Board Meeting Schedule

Note: Applications and all supporting materials must be received six (6) weeks prior to the meeting.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

  • Douglas Union - Chair
  • Jennifer Monument – Vice-Chair
  • Donald Smith
  • Rich Calvert 
  • Ellen Comstock
  • Patrick Goold
  • Shekinah Bamberg

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