UPDATE MARCH 30, 2020:  The following City of Williamsburg buildings and facilities are closed to the public through April 23:  Municipal Building, Stryker Center, Quarterpath Recreation Center, Waller Mill Park, Police Department and Fire Station (only required staff will be at work, others will be teleworking). Governor Northam issued a "stay at home" executive order through June 10, 2020. Business assistance information can be found here. The City's telephone hotline (for city service questions):  (757) 259-7200 and the Virginia Health Dept. call center (for COVID-19 questions/concerns):  (757) 594-7069.

Planning Commission

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The Planning Commission consists of seven members appointed by City Council and has the following duties:

  • Site plan approval.
  • Reviews and makes recommendations to City Council on special use permits, rezoning requests and text changes.
  • Responsible for updating the Comprehensive Plan.
  • Approves subdivisions with 50 lots or less and makes a recommendation to City Council on more than 50 lots.

The Planning Commission has one regular meeting a month and meets once a month for work sessions as needed.  Planning Commission site plan appeals are to City Council. 

**Meeting dates are subject to change.  Please check back for updates.

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