New Conforming Business Moving Into APZ-1

Step One:
Obtain APZ-1 Compatibility Letter from the Zoning Administration Office or by downloading the PDF . In this Compatibility Letter, please pay particular attention to item 4, a through i.

Step Two:
Work with a broker and/or the Department of Economic Development to find a suitable location in APZ-1.

Step Three:
Work with the Departments of Planning and Economic Development to ensure that your building complies with the development standards set forth in Section 1810 of the City Zoning Ordinance.

Step Four:
Apply for the appropriate incentive program(s). Application forms, Conforming Uses Section 1804: Table 1, Conforming Uses Section 1804: Table 2, and NAICS codes  may be downloaded on this page.

 

Existing Conforming Business in APZ-1

Step One:
Obtain APZ-1 Compatibility Letter from the Zoning Administration Office or by downloading the PDF .

Step Two:
Work with the Departments of Planning and Economic Development to ensure that your building complies with the development standards set forth in Section 1810 of the City Zoning Ordinance.

Step Three:
Apply for the appropriate incentive program(s). Application forms may be downloaded here.

Examples of
Conforming Uses

Light Manufacturing
& Operations

  • Printing, publishing and allied industries
  • Manufacturing operations
  • Light assembly & distribution

 

Trade

  • Wholesale trade & the sale of DOD-related goods
  • The sale of building materials, hardware and farm equipment, automotive, marine craft, aircraft and accessories

 

Basic Services

  • Warehousing and storage
  • Repair
  • Construction

 

Click here for a complete list.

Contact Information

Virginia Beach Department
of Economic Development

 

222 Central Park Avenue,
Suite 1000
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

 

Michelle Chapleau
757.385.6464
800.989.4567
mchaplea@vbgov.com

Virginia Beach Department of Economic Development