PO Box 104, The Plains, VA 20198

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12.05.2016 PROPOSED FINAL DRAFT ZONING ORDINANCE UPDATE 2016 click here to read more »
12.05.2016 CURRENT ZONING MAPS click here to read more »
12.05.2016 PROPOSED FINAL DRAFT ZONING DISTRICT MAP 2016 click here to read more »
11.29.2016 COMMUNITY LEAGUE MEETING The Plains Community League will meets every first Thursday at 7:00 PM at the John Page Turner Community House
6473 Main Street, The Plains, VA. Everyone is welcome. The League's phone number with voicemail is; 540-253-2119. The League's e-mail address is: pcl20198@gmail.com Find the Community League on Facebook.
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11.29.2016 JOINT PUBLIC HEARING PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE:
A Joint Public Hearing will be held by the Town Council and Planning Commission of The Town of The Plains, VA at 7:00 P. M. on December 13, 2016 at 6507 Main Street, The Plains, Virginia 20198 (Grace Episcopal Church, Parish Hall), to hear public comment on the update of the Town Zoning Ordinance and Official Zoning Map. Major Zoning Ordinance and Zoning Map revisions are updated based upon Comprehensive Plan recommendations, Planning Commission reviews and workshop reviews of:

Chapter 19 of the Town of The Plains Code - Zoning Ordinance

A copy of the updated Zoning Ordinance is available for review during their regular business hours at the Fauquier County Library, 4133 Rectortown Road, Marshall, VA. A copy is available for viewing as a PDF of the Updated Zoning Ordinance along with the current Zoning Ordinance on the Towns Website at: http://www.theplainsvirginia.org under the tab of Forms and Documents: http://www.theplainsvirginia.org/forms-and-documents. Copies may be obtained by contacting the Town of The Plains, PO Box 104, The Plains, VA 20198, Phone/Fax (540) 364-4945.

The Town of The Plains does not discriminate on basis of handicapped status in an issue of access to its programs and activities. Accommodations will be made for handicapped persons upon prior request.

Nancy Brady, Clerk/Treasurer
Town of The Plains, Virginia
PO Box 104
The Plains, VA 20198
Phone and Fax: 540-364-4945

If you have trouble finding or uploading documents, please call the Town Office.
If you would like a paper copy, please call the Town Office
Thank you.
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11.07.2016 VOLUNTEER! Become a volunteer tutor!!

Beginning Thursday January 12th, 2017 free tutoring
will again be offered by The Plains Community League

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 to 6:00
at the John Page Turner Community House
6473 Main Street, The Plains, VA

Please call or e-mail Ellen at 540-878-9362 or erichmondhearty@gmail.com to volunteer or learn more!
11.07.2016 VDOT Have a road or street problem? Let VDOT know by going to this link: https://my.vdot.virginia.gov
10.10.2016 DOMINION POWER LOCAL GOVERNMENT NOTICES click here to read more »
08.25.2016 OLD TAVERN ROAD BRIDGE REPLACEMENT Route 245 (Old Tavern Road), Fauquier Co.

Rehabilitation of bridge over Broad Run

Begin Date: July 2016

Est Completion Date : April 28, 2017

Cost
$595,409 construction contract; $730,553 total project cost

Lengths and Limits
0.3 mile north of Interstate 66; 0.8 mile south of Route 55 (John Marshall Highway)

Contractor: McClain & Co., Inc. of Culpeper

Contact: Wade Smith, CCM
540-738-6261

Project Details: VDOT will replace the substandard superstructure of the Route 245 bridge over Broad Run in northern Fauquier County.

The structurally deficient bridge is located about 0.3 mile north of Interstate 66 and 0.8 mile south of Route 55 (John Marshall Highway).

During this eight-month bridge maintenance project, VDOT will replace the bridge deck and rehabilitate the bridge abutments. Construction will take place in phases to maintain a single travel lane, with temporary signals controlling two-way traffic through the work zone.

The existing concrete bridge was built in 1935 and carries an average of 3,500 vehicles daily, according to a 2015 traffic count.
03.05.2014 HISTORIC DISTRICT FOR THE PLAINS, VIRGINIA The 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 »
12.05.2013 NOVEMBER 2016 TOWN MEETINGS TOWN COUNCIL - The Town Council meets on the third Monday of each month. The next meeting will be held on Second floor of The Plains Fire Department on Loudoun Avenue oN December 19, 2016 at 7:30 PM. The Town Council agenda has a spot for "Citizen Comments" for any citizen to address the Council without prior notice. 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 - NOTE: THE NOVEMBER PLANNING COMMISSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED. The Planning Commission meets on the forth Monday of each month. Meetings are held in the Fire Hall, second floor. Agendas are provided about a week in advance to members of the Planning Commission, Town Council, applicants, interested citizens and others, as well as being posted on the Post Office and Community Center bulletin boards.

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 December 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm. Meetings are held in the Community Center located on Main Street. ARB agendas are normally posted on the Post Office and Community Center bulletin boards.

BOARD OF ZONING APPEALS (BZA) - Meets on an "as need" basis.

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.
12.12.2012 SMALL TOWN CHARM Support our shops & restaurants. Our Main Street shopkeepers, chefs and staff love what they do. Small town charm everyday just for you. Park your car. Enjoy a walk around town. We have lots to do and see in The Plains. Shop locally. click here to read more »

Welcome to The Plains, Virginia

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.

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.

Mayor Blakeney Gallagher