The Planning Commission meets on an as-needed basis. Meetings are scheduled after an application is submitted to the Planning and Zoning Department
, usually within 4-6 weeks of the application date. This is required for the town to adequately review applications and to meet the public notification requirements of the Code of Virginia
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
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Minutes are also available following approval.
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- Robert W. Benninger, Commissioner
Term expires January 2, 2021
- William E. Booth, Commissioner
Term expires October 31, 2020
- David R. Jones, Commissioner
Term expires February 28, 2023
- Keith Liles, Commissioner
Term expires June 6, 2020
- Robert A. Patterson, Commissioner
Term expires December 31, 2019
The Planning Commission is made up of five citizens who are appointed by the Town Council
. The Planning Commission serves as an advisory board to the Town Council. Commissioners make recommendations on a variety of land use issues, including rezonings, special use permits, greenways, special development ordinances, and changes / updates to the Vinton Zoning Ordinance
The Planning Commission is also in charge of preparing and maintaining the town's Comprehensive Plan
, and recommending changes to reflect new land use policies. Additionally, commissioners undertake special projects and develop programs designed to ensure the implementation of policies and programs contained in the Comprehensive Plan.
Applications and Forms