09.18.2019IT'S BACK - HERE ARE ALL THE DETAILS FOR THIS YEARS SCARECROW CONTESTScarecrow's go up October 1st read all about what to do. Click here:click here to read more »
08.28.2019ZONING AND SIGN PERMITUse this permit for any sign or building. Simply complete the application and send (mail or e-mail) it to the Town Offices for processing.click here to read more »
06.23.2019ARB APPLICATION FORMEvery property in town is located in the Historic Overlay Zoning District. Application to the Architectural Review Board (ARB) for exterior renovations, exterior painting, exterior modifications or improvements as well as fencing will require ARB review.click here to read more »
09.13.2018HOW TO REPORT A STREET OR ROAD PROBLEM:VDOT maintains most of our streets, sidewalks and signs throughout the town. Click on the link to make a report.click here to read more »
08.20.2018MAKE YOUR PAYMENTS ONLINE HEREWant to make payments on-line. Go to this link to make your payments.click here to read more »
03.05.2014HISTORIC DISTRICT FOR THE PLAINS, VIRGINIAThe application document for the historic district is now posted on the Virginia Department of Historic Resources Webpage. A copy of the approved Historic District can be found on the website or by clicking here.click here to read more »
02.13.2014FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THE HISTORIC DISTRICT DESIGNATIONHere is a link to some frequently asked questions about the historic district designation.click here to read more »
12.05.2013SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2019 TOWN MEETINGSTOWN COUNCIL - The Town Council meets on the third Monday of each month. The next meeting will be held OCTOBER 21, 2019 at 7:30 PM at the Fire Hall second floor meeting room. The Town Council agenda has a spot for "Citizen Comments" for any citizen to address the Council without prior notice and after the business portion of the meeting that evening. Agendas are provided about a week in advance to members of the Town Council, applicants, interested citizens and others, as well as being posted on the Post Office and Community Center bulletin boards
PLANNING COMMISSION - The Planning Commission meets on the first Monday of each month. The next regular monthly meeting is scheduled OCTOBER 7, 2019 at 6:00 PM. Meetings are held in the Fire Hall, second floor. Agendas are posted on the Post Office and Community Center bulletin boards. The meeting agenda cut-off date is two weeks prior to the meeting. A work session of the Planning Commission is planned on OCTOBER 7, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
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 OCTOBER 7, 2019 at 7:00 pm. Meetings are held in the John Page Turner Community League building located on Main Street. ARB agendas are normally posted on the Post Office and Community League bulletin boards. Submit all materials into the ARB two weeks prior to their regular meeting date. The meeting agenda cut-off date is two weeks prior to the meeting.
BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS (BZA) - Meetings are held in the Fire Hall, second floor. The BZA meets on an "as need" basis for submitted applications. The BZA meets annually on the second Friday of January at 4:30 p.m. for organizational purposes if no applications are pending BZA action.
PARKS BOARD - Meets on an "as need" basis.
TRAFFIC CALMING COMMITTEE - Meets on an 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. Agendas are generally posed a week prior to the scheduled meeting in the Post Office, on the Community Center outside bulletin board and on the town website.
Welcome to The Plains, Virginia
NOTICE: SPECIAL FALL TRASH - CLEAN UP OCTOBER 16, 2019
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.
NO PICK-UPS FROM COMMERCIAL LOCATIONS - HAVE PICK UP ITEMS OUT WITH REGULAR TRASH.
WELCOME TO OUR TOWN
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.
Please, take time to visit our shops and restaurants. Slow down and enjoy your time with us. Relax. Our shopkeepers and chefs can't wait to see you again. Everything is within easy walking distance. Just park your car and enjoy a peaceful stroll on Main Street in The Plains. We are a nationally recognized historic community with plenty of small town charm. Come on by and get to know us.