The Planning Commission is a board of town residents appointed by the Town Council to advise the Council in all planning and land use matters; to review and make recommendations regarding the Comprehensive Plan, subdivision and zoning ordinances, and other land use regulations; and to conduct public hearings related to planning matters in the town. Sections 33.01-33.10 of the Town Code address the activities of the Planning Commission.
The Occoquan Planning Commission meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Occoquan Town Hall when it has business to conduct. (Prior to June 2018, the Planning Commission met on the second Tuesday of each month.) Notices of meetings are posted in advance at the Occoquan Town Hall and the Occoquan Post Office.
To reach the Planning Commission, contact the Town Clerk by telephone at (703) 491-1918 or by email.
The Comprehensive Plan is critical to defining the intentions and expectations of the Town. It sets in writing the aspirations of the Town’s citizenry and forms the basis from which Town government makes decisions concerning historic preservation, development, transportation, environmental protection, Town services, and a host of other issues that confront Occoquan on a daily basis. The Comprehensive Plan is multi-faceted and long-range in nature. It is as much a process as it is a document. This process provides a chance for competing interests to arrive at a common vision, and to consider how cumulative actions may affect the long-term viability of the Town. The Planning Commission is responsible for updating the Town’s 10 year Comprehensive Plan.
Eliot Perkins, Chair
Ann Kisling, Vice-Chair
Ryan Somma, Secretary
Darryl Hawkins, Commissioner
Ralph Newell, Commissioner
Planning Commission Meeting Schedule
All meetings are open to the public. Applications and materials for the Planning Commission are due in Town Hall by noon on the third Tuesday of the month in order to be included on the next agenda. Contact Town Staff for general questions.
2021 Meeting Schedule
January 20, 2021
January 26, 2021
|February 23, 2021||Agenda||Minutes|
|March 23, 2021||Agenda||Minutes|
April 6, 2021
April 28, 2021
|May 25, 2021||Canceled|
|June 22, 2021||Canceled|
|Thursday, July 29, 2021
(Rescheduled from 7/27)
|Wednesday, August 25, 2021
(Rescheduled from 8/24)
|Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Wednesday, September 29, 2021
|Wednesday, October 27, 2021
(Rescheduled from 10/26)
November 16, 2021 – Special Meeting (Includes Public Hearings)
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
**Consolidating November/December Meetings to avoid conflict with Thanksgiving/Christmas holidays
Planning Commission Meeting Agendas and Minutes Archive