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

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 Sept.10.2018 (Link activated when agenda is available.) 

Public Hearings:

A public hearing will be conducted by the Kilmarnock Planning Commission on August 13, 2018 at 7 PM in the Kilmarnock Town Hall, 1 N. Main Street, Kilmarnock, VA.  This hearing is to solicit public comment of a conditional use permit application submitted by Donald L. Lee, C/O Kilmarnock Brewhaus.  The applicant requests approval for allowing food vendors to park in public right-of-way along the street directly in front of his property at 44 West Church ST, Tax Map 23A-22F-C, after 5pm on Thursday to Friday and after 1pm on Saturday to Sunday.  Information can be found at the Town Hall, 1 N. Main ST, Monday – Friday, 9 AM to 5 PM; and online at  Inquiries shall be directed to Marshall Sebra at or (804)435-1552 ext.32.

Town Meetings:

October 2018 TOWN MEETINGS


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.