The Planning Commission provides official recommendations to the Town Council on planning and zoning matters as outlined and described in Division 3 of Chapter 2 of the Town Code. Members are appointed to four-year terms by the Town Council.

Current Planning Commission Members

  • Bob Custard Chair (term ends June 30, 2025)
  • Aubrey Torres (term ends June 30, 2026)
  • Jaymie Brooks Dumproff Vice Chair (term ends June 30, 2023)
  • Rocco Blais, PhD (term ends June 30, 2025)
  • David Smith (term ends June 30, 2024)
  • Richard Efthim (term ends June 30, 2025)
  • Stuart Stahl (term ends June 30, 2025)

Email the entire Planning Commission:  [email protected]


Town Council adopted the 2021 Comprehensive Plan on December 15, 2022. View the Comprehensive Plan

Town Council adopted the Transportation Master Plan on September 23, 2021. View the Transportation Master Plan

Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Town participates with other northern Virginia localities to develop a regional hazard mitigation plan. The plan discusses the potential for a variety of natural and non-natural hazards and develops mitigation plans for the region and each participating counties, towns, and cities. View the Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan, the Non-natural Hazard Mitigation Plan, and the Lovettsville Plan.

Proposed Ordinance Changes

Follow the links below to access proposed Ordinance changes by the Lovettsville Planning Commission that are in consideration through public hearings:

LVZA 2022-0003, Wellhead Protection. Town Council will hold a public hearing on amendments to the Zoning Ordinance on March 23, 2023. The latest Commission draft language can be found here.

Land Use Applications

LVSP 2020-0001, Lovettsville Fire and Rescue Site Plan – The site plan has been approved and grading started in February 2023. The site plan can be viewed here.

LVSU 2022-0001, Schoene Property Section 2 – The subdivision is under staff review and initial comments have been provided to the applicant. The initial applicant-submitted plans can be viewed here.

LVSP-2023-0001, One Family Brewing The application was accepted for review in February. View the draft site plan.

Reports & Resolutions

Follow the links below to access reports and resolutions approved by the Lovettsville Planning Commission:

2022 Planning Commission Annual Report
2021 Planning Commission Annual Report
2020 Planning Commission Annual Report


The Planning Commission generally meets on either the first or third Wednesday of every month. For more information, check the homepage for upcoming Town events and public meetings as well as the Fiscal Year Town Calendar on the Mayor and Town Council page.

Commission meeting agendas and documents can be found under the Town Hall Videos page.

All meetings are held at the Town Hall (unless otherwise announced) at 7:00 p.m. and are open to the public. The public is invited to speak at all regular meetings and public hearings.

Citizens wishing to submit written comments to be distributed to the Planning Commissioners may be mailed or emailed to [email protected] and must contain the senders name and physical address. Comments received after the packet is distributed and before 3:00 PM on the day of the meeting will be distributed to the Commissioners at the beginning of the meeting.

Meeting Minutes

June 2017-Present

In June 2017, the Town implemented a video recording system for Town Council and Planning Commission meetings.  The meeting agenda and related documents, videos, and action minutes for meetings since June 2017 can be found on the Town Hall Videos page.

2008-June 2017

Click here to view minutes and agendas of Town Council Meetings prior to June 2017. Audios recordings of these meetings are available upon request.

Prior to 2008

Meeting minutes prior to 2008 are available in hard copy at the Town Hall.