PO Box 104, The Plains, VA 20198

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04.05.2014 2014 VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINES 2014 Voter Registration Deadlines: May 6, 2014 Town General Election(ONLY for the Towns of Remington, The Plains and Warrenton. Deadline Date and Time: April 14, 2014 at 5:00PM

June 10, 2014 Primary Election (if held): Deadline Date and Time: May 19, 2014 at 5:00PM

November 4, 2014 General Election: Deadline Date and Time: October 14, 2014 at 5:00PM

Location for final day of voter registration (all elections):
County of Fauquier
Office of the General Registrar
32 Waterloo Street, Suite 207
Warrenton, VA 20186-3238
Tel. (540) 422-8290
Normal Hours of Operation: 8:00AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday (excepting holidays and certain deadline dates)
04.05.2014 TOWN ELECTIONS Town elections to be held in Warrenton, Remington and The Plains. 6:00 AM - Polls are open from 6 am to 7 pm. The voting place for the Town of The Plains is Grace Episcopal Church, 6507 Main Street, The Plains, VA 20198
03.19.2014 SPRING CLEAN UP - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30TH SPECIAL SPRING TRASH CLEAN UP APRIL 30, 2014

ITEMS PICKED UP SEPARATELY: Refrigerators, Freezers, Air Conditioners, Washers, Dryers,Stoves, Lawn Mowers
Note: Please no gas or oil in Lawn Mowers.

WILL PICK UP ANYTHING MADE OF MATERIAL SUCH AS BEDDING, TABLECLOTHS, CURTAINS, BAGS OF CLOTHING, PRS. OF SHOES FOR RECYCLING.

ITEMS NOT PICKED UP:Brush, Motors, Oil Tanks, Tires, Batteries,Oils, Paints, Anti-Freeze

NO PICK-UPS FROM COMMERCIAL LOCATIONS

HAVE PICK UP ITEMS OUT WITH YOURREGULAR TRASH.
03.05.2014 HISTORIC DISTRICT NOMINATION NOW POSTED FOR REVIEW The application document for the historic district nomination is now posted on the Virginia Department of Historic Resources Webpage. Click on the link then go to the bottom of the page and click on The Plains Historic District, Fauquier County or the Photos and Map. click here to read more »
02.13.2014 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE HISTORIC DISTRICT DESIGNATION Here is a link to some frequently asked questions about the historic district designation. click here to read more »
01.31.2014 TAXES, LICENSES & DECALS DUE DATES Real Estate and Personal Property Taxes are mailed on December 1st each year and are due by March 15th. After March 15th, there is a 5% penalty; after June 30th, 6% interest is applied.

Business Licenses are mailed on April 1st each year and are due by May 15th. After May 15th there is a 10% penalty.

Town Vehicle Decals go on sale in February each year and are to be placed on vehicles by March 15th.
12.05.2013 DRIVE LIKE YOUR CHILDREN LIVE HERE Please drive carefully when you enter our town. Watch for our children and pets along streets and walkways. Observe our speed limits while driving in town. Speeders beware! Fines are DOUBLED for speeders in town that exceed the 25 MPH limit.

Stop for the school bus. Watch for children going to and from the bus.
12.05.2013 APRIL - MAY 2014 TOWN MEETINGS TOWN COUNCIL - The Town Council meets on the third Monday of each month. The next Town Council meeting is scheduled for April 21, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be held on Second floor of The Plains Fire Department on Loudoun Street.

PLANNING COMMISSION - The Planning Commission meets on the forth Monday of each month. The next Planning Commission meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 28, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. on the Second Floor of The Plains Fire Department on Loudoun Street. A Planning Commission work session is scheduled April 28, 2014 at 5:30 pm. to visit the entrance-ways. The first meeting location is in the parking lot of the Baptist Church on Loudoun Avenue.

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARD (ARB) - The ARB meets on the first Monday of each month in the Community Center. The next regular monthly ARB meeting is May 5, 2014. At 7:00 pm. The ARB will meet April 23, 2014 to continue review of a pending request. Meetings are held in the Community Center located on Main Street.

These regular meetings may be cancelled from time to time. Check with us at the town office 540-364-4945. Go to the "Contact" page of this website for more information.
10.13.2013 1967 FIRE REMEMBERED A 1967 fire is remembered in this video provided to the town recently. The video is posted on You Tube and is narrated by the former Fire Chief. click here to read more »
12.12.2012 SMALL TOWN CHARM Support our shops & restaurants. Our Main Street shopkeepers, chefs and staff love what they do. You will enjoy our small town charm where you become like family after your first visit. Small town charm everyday just for you. click here to read more »

Welcome to The Plains, Virginia

Our website is designed with you, our residents and our many visitors, in mind. We hope you'll find your visit here valuable and informative, and hope that you will find what you're looking for.

Take time to visit our shops and restaurants.  Slow down and enjoy your time with us.  Our shopkeepers and chefs can't wait to see you again.  Everything is within easy walking distance. Just park your car and enjoy a relaxing stroll on Main Street in The Plains.

Mayor Robert "Bob" L. Gurtler