Planning Commission

The seven member Planning Commission is responsible for the Town’s Comprehensive Plan. They review subdivision plans and rezoning applications. The Kilmarnock Planning Commission also serves as the Subdivision Committee. Members are appointed by Town Council on a four-year, staggered term basis.  Click here for the bylaws-aug15-2016

Vacancy-Kilmarnock Planning Commission

The Town of Kilmarnock seeks applications from interested town residents who wish to serve on the Kilmarnock Planning Commission.  Applicants should be qualified by knowledge and experience to make decisions on questions of town growth, comprehensive planning, ordinances, and development.  The Kilmarnock Planning Commission meets on the second Monday of the month at 7pm.  If you wish to serve your community by becoming a member, please click for the Board Committee Commission Application  and submit to the Town Hall, c/o Marshall A. Sebra, Planning Director, P.O. Box 1357, Kilmarnock, VA 22482, or by email:  For more information, call 435-1552 ext.32.  Applications can be found online at or may be picked up at the Town Hall.


Meetings Now On-line

Both Town Council and Planning Commission meetings are filmed and then posted for viewing approximately 1-2 business days following the meeting.  Visit Kilmarnock, VA to view the official meeting videos. This is a FREE service.

Planning Commission meeting are the 2nd Monday of each month. All  meetings will be held at 7 pm at Town Hall.  

Click here for the agenda  june.11.2018 (Link activated when agenda is available.) 

Public Hearings: None at this time

Town Meetings:


Planning Commission Meeting cancelled for May, 2018.

Click Here to View Planning Commission Minutes

Planning Commission Minutes are available the following month once they have been approved.

2016 Planning Commission Minutes

2015 Planning Commission Minutes

2014 Planning Commission Minutes

2013 Planning Commission Minutes

2012 Planning Commission Minutes

 2011 Planning Commission Minutes

2010 Planning Commission Minutes

2009 Planning Commission Minutes

2008 Planning Commission Minutes

The Planning Commission meets at 7:00 p.m. on the second Monday of the month at Town Hall at 1 N. Main Street. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. Click here for directions. Please refer to the meeting schedule on this page for the official list of meeting dates.

Click Here to View the Kilmarnock Planning Commission Members

Zoning permits and sign permits are issued by the town. Building permits and land disturbing permits are issued at the county level. A zoning permit must be issued prior to receiving a building permit. Click for flow chart of process for large scale projects.

Comprehensive Plan 2014 Approved

Following a public hearing  by the Kilmarnock Town Council on April 21, 2014, the Council sought  public comment on the town’s 2014  draft Comprehensive Plan .  Following the public hearing the 2014 plan was adopted.

More information on the Board of Zoning Appeals and the Zoning Map


Click here for the Town of Kilmarnock fee schedule for permits, applications and licenses.