​​​​​​​The Development Services Center (DSC) coordinates, reviews and approves all site plans, including:

  • Subdivision construction plans
  • Preliminary subdivision plats
  • Redevelopment/infill single family site plans
  • Land management plans for septic systems in poorly drained soils
  • Single family site plans for sites located within the Chesapeake Bay Resource Protection Area (RPA)
  • Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area (CBPA) Preliminary Project Requests (PPR)
  • As-built drawings associated with filling, stormwater management facilities (SWMF) and public infrastructure
  • Drawings, agreements and other documents associated with final subdivision plats

In addition, the DSC issues right-of-way permits for work within the public rights-of-way and easements, as well as land disturbing activity/stormwater management permits and hauling permits for hauling excavated material, including dredging. 

The center's staff also manages the sureties (bonds, letters of credit and cash) for all private development activity.​​​​

Location & Hours 

2875 Sabre St., Suite 500
​Virginia Beach, VA 23452
​Main: (757) 385-4621

​Hours of operation: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday

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