Welcome. This is the official site of the Accomack-Northampton Planning District Commission. We provide planning, community development and housing services to Accomack County, Northampton County, the Town of Chincoteague, and the incorporated towns on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
The A-NPDC meets every month. The meetings are the third Mondays at 7 pm at the Enterprise Building, except for the month of January where it is the third Tuesday at 7 pm. The meetings are open to the public. There are no meetings in December and February.
The Commission undertook regional strategic planning work in spring 2015. A regional survey was designed to obtain your voice prior to completing the plan. On May 10, 2015, the survey was tested at the Mother Earth Festival on Chincoteague Island. High schoolers helped in collecting these initial surveys. After some minor changes, the survey was rolled out to the general population July 14, 2015 and continued until September 15, 2015. The Commission wants to thank everyone who took part and who helped by sharing or asking their neighbors and friends to take part. Five hundred and eighty-two surveys were collected and the Commission used the results to set the goals for the Commission going forward.
The A-NPDC and its employees are committed to ensuring that civil rights are assured as required under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in programs and activities receiving Federal financial assistance. Specifically, Title VI provides that “no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.” (42 U.S.C. Section 2000d).
The Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 clarified the intent of Title VI to include all programs and activities of Federal-aid recipients, sub-recipients, and contractors whether those programs and activities are federally funded or not.
The Accomack-Northampton Planning District Commission (A-NPDC) fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, Executive Order 12898 on Environmental Justice, and related nondiscrimination statutes and regulations in all programs and activities.
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin in programs and activities receiving Federal financial assistance. Specifically, Title VI provides that "no person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance." (42 U.S.C. Section 2000d).
A-NPDC’s website, www.esvaplan.org, may be translated into multiple languages. Publications and other documents can be made available in alternate languages and formats upon request. A-NPDC public meetings are always held in ADA-accessible facilities and in transit-accessible locations when possible. Auxiliary services can be provided to individuals who submit a request at least seven days prior to a meeting. Requests made within seven days will be accommodated to the greatest extent possible. Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by an unlawful discriminatory practice by A-NPDC under Title VI has a right to file a formal complaint. Any such complaint may be in writing and filed with A-NPDC and/or the appropriate state or federal agency within 180 days of the alleged discriminatory occurrence. For more information on A-NPDC’s Title VI program, or to obtain a Title VI Complaint Form, please call (757) 787-2936 or email [email protected].