Department of City Planning

The Norfolk Stormwater Design and Construction Manual has been updated and is under review by City Council. Public Comment period is now open and will close on March 16, 2024. The modified manual may be found at this link:

NFK2050 logoThe Department of City Planning is in the process of creating a new Comprehensive Plan - NFK2050.  Please visit the project website for more information.

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The Department of City Planning is responsible for developing and implementing short and long-range plans, studies, goals, and policies, as developed with the community and approved by the City Council, that reflect the needs and interests of residents and the city. The department’s mission is to analyze, prioritize and plan for the equitable, resilient, balanced, and sustainable use of the city's land and other resources to enhance the quality of life for current and future generations.  The department fulfills the following programs: 

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