The Prince William County Planning Commission is a panel of eight citizens appointed by the Board of County Supervisors to advise the Board on land use and development issues in the County. The Planning Commission generally meets on the first and third Wednesday of the month unless there is no agenda. No meetings are scheduled for August unless there is a special agenda. The meetings are open to the public.
*Please note - a link for live streaming of the Planning Commission hearings and work session will appear at the top of this web page when the meeting begins.
Although Executive Order 53 from the Governor exempts the operation of government, the Planning Commission will implement health and safety measures before and during any meeting to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in accordance with federal and state health and safety guidance. Any members of the public who attend a meeting will be expected to comply with these measures, including being physically spaced at least 6 feet apart, both in the board chambers and the atrium. It is highly recommended that masks be worn at all times in county government buildings.
If a member of the public would like to comment on an agenda item or other County business, but does not want or is unable to attend a meeting in person, they may register to speak remotely during Public Comment time or on scheduled cases, by clicking HERE! (Note: Registration will be available at 5 p.m. on the Wednesday, one week prior the Planning Commission hearing date, and closes at 5:00 p.m. on the Tuesday before the hearing.) Comments may be sent to [email protected]. In addition, the public is always welcome to call or email the full Planning Commission or individual Planning Commission members.
Please note that under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, comments, including any personally identifiable information that is included in the comments, are subject to public inspection.
Prior to a scheduled public hearing, property owners within 500 feet of the proposed case are notified by mail of the upcoming hearing and, in the case of some applications, the homeowners association and/or civic associations are notified. The public hearing is advertised in local newspapers and the property is posted with public hearing signs.
During the public hearing:
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