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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Planning Commission to consider new rules for parking on lawns, RV parking

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Aug. 18, 2020 - The Hampton Planning Commission will hold public hearings and consider several measures related to parking cars, boats and large recreational vehicles in residential neighborhoods in its Thursday meeting.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Restaurants, here's how to apply for a temporary outdoor dining area

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May 15, 2020 - Beginning today, Virginia restaurants are allowed to seat customers in outdoor seating if they already have approved sites. Those who don’t, and those who want expanded areas, can fill out a simple permit application that Hampton ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Applications for neighborhood revitalization grants are being accepted

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Feb. 14, 2020 — The City of Hampton has begun accepting Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program proposals for the fiscal year 2021 (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021).  Due to the limited amount of funds ava...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Upcoming workshops will focus on Hampton's 5-year consolidated housing plan

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Feb. 3, 2020 - Hampton’s Community Development Department is working on its five-year Consolidated Housing Plan, and the public is invited to one of three workshops where you can share your thoughts on affordable housing, housing assistance for ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Join city, design teams to discuss pilot project on managing water, improving quality of life

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Jan. 7, 2020 - Join the City of Hampton and a professional design team, including experts from flood-prone New Orleans, to discuss pilot projects designed to improve Hampton's water resilience. Our innovative pilot projects are intended to manage water an...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Committee looking for two members to help with bicycle and pedestrian-related matters in Hampton

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Nov. 5, 2019 - The Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee is looking for two new members to help advise city staff on bicycle and pedestrian-related matters. The seven-member committee also assists in implementing the goals of Bike Walk Hampton as di...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Governor announces series of town halls to educate Virginians about upcoming Census

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Sept. 24, 2019 - Gov. Ralph Northam said a series of regional town halls will be held across Virginia starting Wednesday, Sept. 25,  to educate residents about the upcoming 2020 Census and provide opportunities to meet with Census job recruiters....

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Community Development
Posted on: September 17, 2019

2020 Census is around the corner, and it's important for Hampton to be accurately counted

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Sept. 17, 2019 - Are you ready to be counted? 

Every 10 years, the United States conducts a massive count of the nation’s population, and the results impact all of us at the local, state and federal level. That’s why it’s important for every Hampt...

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Posted on: April 16, 2019

Learn about fair housing law on April 11 at free workshop in Goodwill Service Center

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April 3, 2019 - Find out everything you need to know about fair housing laws at a special class on April 11 from 4-7 p.m. at the Goodwill Service Center, 1911 Kilgore Ave. Property managers, real estate agents, lenders, tenants, landlords, and housing adv...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

Residents can apply for program providing matching home improvement grants

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March 19, 2019 - Applications are now being accepted for Curb Appeal, a matching grant program from the city's Community Development Department that helps residents make exterior improvements to their homes at half the cost. Curb Appeal provides up to $5,...

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Community Development
Posted on: March 5, 2019

There's still time to tell us what you think should be part of Hampton's Community Plan

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March 5, 2019 - There is still time to tell us what you think should be included in Hampton's updated Community Plan, which includes a five-year look at immediate strategic issues and a 20-year look at broader areas of growth and development. Please take ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Celebrate International Women's Day with bike ride on March 9

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Feb. 13, 2019 - Celebrate International Women's Day with a free bike ride on March 9 that starts in downtown Hampton. 

Riders of all ages and skill levels are invited to join a trip of 5, 12 or 20 miles that begins at 9 a.m. Just grab your bike an...

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Posted on: February 5, 2019

Hampton is updating the Community Plan and wants your help: Take the survey

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Feb. 5, 2019 - Hampton is busy updating the city's Community Plan through the year 2040. The plan includes a 5-year look at immediate strategic issues in the city, and a 20-year look at broader areas of growth and development.

Because the update will guide...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Join the upcoming discussion about water, resiliency and potential projects in city

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Jan. 8, 2019 - Join the Resilient Hampton team and meet with experts from New Orleans and the Netherlands to learn about and share opinions on potential projects along Newmarket Creek. Resilient Hampton is a city-wide initiative meant to improve Hampton's...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Learn about building codes and code enforcement at Community Development academy

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Jan. 4, 2019 - Starting Jan. 24, Hampton’s Community Development Department will offer a free, six-week education series designed to give citizens and community leaders a better understanding of the community development process and code enforce...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Community Plan update: ask for a meeting or hold your own; take online survey

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Jan. 3, 2019 - Hampton is currently updating the city's Community Plan through the year 2040. The community plan includes a 5-year look at immediate strategic issues in the city and a 20-year plan that will look at broader areas of growth and development ...

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

Hampton, Bay Foundation announce partnership for projects

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Dec. 19, 2018 - Hampton could be the first in Virginia to take on pioneering projects that reduce flooding and prevent pollution using environmental impact bonds, a funding tool leveraged through the Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Quantified Ventures.

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Community meeting set for Tuesday, Nov. 27, to discuss Fox Hill Neighborhood Center

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Nov. 16, 2018 - Hampton’s Community Development Department will hold a meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 27, from 6-7:30 p.m. at Francis Asbury Elementary School, 140 Beach Road, to refine neighborhood priorities for the new Fox Hill Neighborhood Center. Once prio...

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Posted on: October 4, 2018

Hampton 2040: Help kick off a major update to the city's Community Plan on Oct. 30

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Oct. 5, 2018 - Help kick off a major update to the city’s Community Plan. 

The new plan — Hampton 2040 — will be a road map for the city’s future, and we want your perspective to set the right course. What i...

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Posted on: September 28, 2018

Reminder: building, plumbing and other permit applications can be submitted by email

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Sept. 27, 2018 - Hampton's Community Development Department reminds us that we can save a tree - and cut down on paperwork - by submitting building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and zoning permit applications by email. Just download an application fro...

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