This Suffolk, Virginia Ordinance is intended to improve the public health, safety, convenience and welfare of the citizens of the City of Suffolk, to plan for the future development of communities to the end that transportation systems be carefully planned; to provide for new community centers to be developed with adequate highway, utility, health, educational, and recreational facilities; to recognize the need for mineral resources and the needs of agriculture, industry and business be recognized in future growth; to provide residential areas with healthy surroundings for family life; to preserve agricultural and forestal land; and to provide for the growth of the community consonant with the efficient and economical use of public funds.
Suffolk, Virginia: Unified Development Ordinance
Statutes and Ordinances
Level of Government
Local Laws and Resolutions
Land Use Planning, Smart Growth / Growth Management
Suffolk, Va., Municipal Ordinance §§ 31.101 to 114 (2010).