PLEASE NOTE: During the City Hall renovations, Planning Commission meetings are generally being held at the School Board Conference Room at 800 W. Broad Street, Suite 203.
First and third Monday of each month
City Hall Council Chambers
300 Park Ave.
Except in January, February, and September when one or more meetings are held on Tuesday because the regular meeting date is a holiday.
To receive updates via text message or email including notice of cancellation or rescheduling and posting of agendas, please follow this link. Agenda packages are generally available on Thursday prior to a Monday meeting. If you are unable to find the information desired, please contact the Planning Division on 703-248-5040 (TTY 711).
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. Meeting materials are posted to Granicus, the webcast provider, along with video of the meeting:
The 7 member Commission is appointed by the City Council for 4 year terms. Each member is paid $100 monthly and the Chair is paid $150 monthly.
The Planning Commission Studies and recommends changes to the city's Comprehensive Plan and reviews all site plans to ensure consistency with the Plan. Annually, the commission prepares and revises a 5 year capital improvements program, including capital budget recommendations. The Planning Commission makes recommendations on the preservation of historical landmarks, and design of public bridges, street fixtures, and other public structures and appurtenances. The Planning Commission advises the City Council and the City Manager.