Helpful Contacts

We have assembled links and contact information for important Norfolk resources. 

Norfolk City Council Representatives

Ghent is represented by Ward 2 and Superward 6 council members

Courtney Doyle

Courtney Doyle

Andria McClellan

Andria P. McClellan

(757) 664- 6510

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Ghent is located in the City of Norfolk in Virginia.

Emergencies: 911

Non-Emergencies: (757) 441-5610

Online Police Report Submission

Ghent CRO (Community Resources Officer) Officer Samantha Perez

The CPC is a seven-member body, appointed by City Council, and responsible for the development of the city’s General Plan and the review of land use and zoning matters for the City of Norfolk. The commission makes recommendations on various matters to City Council which is responsible for making a final determination. 

The Planning Department consists of City Planning, Permits & Inspections and Flooding &  Environmental.  

For projects in the Historic District of Ghent, the ARB reviews all exterior alterations, new construction, some landscaping and some demolition in the city’s local historic districts  for issuance of Certificates of Appropriateness (COA’s). For all other design applications, the ARB recommends to the Planning Commission.