City of Hampton, Virginia
Ordinance - Zoning Text
22 Lincoln Street
Hampton, VA 23669
Enactment Number: Z15-18
Ordinance To Amend And Re-Enact
Chapter 2 Of The Zoning Ordinance Of The City Of Hampton, Virginia Entitled
Definitions By Amending Section 2-2 Pertaining To Primary Entrances, Signs
and Small Artisan Shops.
Whereas, the public necessity, convenience, general welfare and good zoning
practice so require;
BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia that chapter
2 of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Hampton, Virginia, be amended and
re-enacted as follows:
entrance. A ground
floor entry that serves as the principal pedestrian entrance and makes use of
design elements such as lighting, framing, windows, and overhead coverings that
identify it as a primary entrance. Emergency, service, and storage room
entrances shall not be considered a primary entrance.
structure, wall fixture, placard, or other object using graphics, symbols
and/or written copy designed specifically for the purpose of providing information
or identifying any establishment, product, goods or services. The following
terms and their definitions apply to the sign regulations in this ordinance:
signA sign attached to, printed on, or painted on an awning or canopy.
Projecting signA sign attached to a building which projects
perpendicularly from the building wall.
Sandwich board signA temporary, moveable sign consisting of
two sign faces placed together at an angle of ninety (90) degrees or less to
form an "A"-shaped structure which tapers from a wide base to a
Roof signA sign attached to and extending
vertically from the roof of a building.
Small Artisan Shop. A business engaged in the sale of goods traditionally
produced by craftsmen and artisans that are manufactured or assembled primarily
by hand and where the facility includes an area for the crafting of the items
the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held
on October 14, 2015.
Signed by ____________________________ Date
George E. Wallace, Mayor
Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________
Katherine K. Glass, CMC
Clerk of the Council