SPRING CLEAN UP - APRIL 29, 2015
SPECIAL SPRING TRASH CLEAN UP - APRIL 29, 2015
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, 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 REGULAR TRASH.
STREET PARKING - Parking is free everywhere in town. Main Street parking is limited. Please keep in mind that Main Street is a place where visitors and residents both shop and live. If you plan to park for a long period of time, for a bike ride in the country or to meet up with friends for some winery tours, please be considerate of others. Park in an area away from our Main Street shops or directly in front of a home. Learn to share and be considerate of the limited "downtown" Main Street parking with no meters. While here, take time to get out of your car or off of your bike and enjoy the shops and restaurants we have to offer. Stay a while, get to know our shopkeepers and chefs. Why not shop or have a bite to eat. Enjoy our small town charm. Support our local business.
CLEAR YOUR SIDEWALK
It is important to keep our school-aged children safe. Don't make them walk on the street. Remember to keep your sidewalk clear. Drive at a safe speed while in town. Keep our children as safe as possible. Drive like you live here.
REGISTER TO VOTE
Voter Registration Information:
Location to register to vote:
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)
TAXES, LICENSES & VEHICLE DECALS DUE DATES
MARCH 2015 - 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.
APRIL 2015 - Business Licenses are mailed on April 1st each year and are due by May 15th. After May 15th there is a 10% penalty.
MARCH 2015 - Town Vehicle Decals go on sale in February each year and are to be placed on vehicles by March 15th.
Zoning Permits will not be processed until all taxes and license fees are current.
STOP FOR SCHOOL BUSES
Slow down! Be extra careful near school zones and bus stops. Children are along the streets at school bus stops. Please give the school bus plenty of distance. Stop when required. Make sure all of our children are off of the street before proceeding.
The Town Council has asked for extra help from the Fauquier County Sheriffs Department to enforce the speed limit. Slow down! Fines are doubled in town.
APRIL - MAY 2015 TOWN MEETINGS
TOWN COUNCIL - The Town Council meets on the third Monday of each month. The meeting will be held on Second floor of The Plains Fire Department on Loudoun Avenue on May 18, 2015. The Town Council agenda has a spot for "Citizen Comments" for any citizen to address the Council without prior notice.
PLANNING COMMISSION - The Planning Commission meets on the forth Monday of each month. The next regular Planning Commission meeting will be held on May 25. Meetings are held in the Fire Hall, second floor.
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 4, 2015 at 7:00 pm. Meetings are held in the Community Center located on Main Street.
BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS (BZA) - Meets on an "as need" basis.
PARKS BOARD - Meets on an "as need" basis.
These regular meetings may be cancelled or rescheduled 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. Copies of permits and applications are provided on this website for your use.