Boards & Commissions

Board Application
If you are an American Citizen, registered to vote in the City of Poquoson, VA and would like to serve on one of the following boards/commissions listed, please access a Board Bank Application (PDF) and complete and submit to the City Manager's Office at
500 City Hall Avenue
Poquoson, VA 23662

You also may submit your resume with cover letter requesting consideration for a specific board(s)/commission(s) and submit as previously mentioned.
  1. Architectural Review Board

    This Board reviews and approves exterior building designs to encourage the construction of attractive buildings.

  2. Board of Equalization

    This board reviews appeals relating to the assessment of real property.

  3. Board of Adjustments & Appeals

    The Board of Adjustments and Appeals reviews appeals relating to building standards and codes.

  4. Board of Zoning Appeals

    The Board of Zoning Appeals reviews variance applications and renders decisions for activities that do not conform to the zoning requirements or would take place within 100 feet of a tidal wetland.

  5. Colonial Behavioral Health Board

    This board is meant to facilitate opportunities for recovery and resiliency to individuals and families affected by mental illness, intellectual disabilities and substance use disorders.

  6. Economic Development Authority

    Economic Development Authority aims to pursue and achieve the economic development goals set forth in the City's Comprehensive Plan and to promote good development and business retention to enhance the quality of life for all citizens.

  7. Library Advisory Board

    The Library Advisory Board advises the City Manager and City Librarian in matters pertaining to the operation of the Library.

  8. Parks & Recreation Advisory Board

    The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board serves as a liaison between the Parks Director, Council and the citizens.

  9. Peninsula Agency on Aging

    The Peninsula Agency on Aging provides services, facilities, and social events for the senior citizens of the community.

  10. Planning Commission

    The Planning Commission sets out to promote the orderly development of the locality and its environs and to serve in an advisory capacity to the City Council relative to development requests and development ordinances.

  11. School Board

    The School Board is a group of constitutional officers of the State of Virginia who are responsible for the supervision of schools.

  12. Social Services Board

    This Board reviews and approves applications for welfare recipients and establishes policies for the operation of the York County/Poquoson Social Services Office.

  13. Thomas Nelson Board

    The Thomas Nelson Board represents Poquoson in decisions made at the college that would affect our community.

  14. Wetlands Board

    The Wetlands Board is charged with reviewing applications and rendering decisions for activities proposed to take place in jurisdictional tidal areas within the City.