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

Email the entire Planning Commission:  [email protected]


Proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendments:

The Planning Commission is hosting a Public Hearing regarding proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendments; Existing Land Use Map; Future Land Use Map For more information about the meeting, please click here: Planning Commission Hosts Public Hearing; June 22, 2022 

Proposed Annexations:

Follow the links below to access proposed Town Annexations that were previously considered at the Town Council and Planning Commission Public Hearings:

One Family Brewery:

Annexation Request One Family Brewery

West End Motors:


More information regarding these annexations is available at the Town Administrative Office or by contacting Planning Director, John Merrithew at 540-755-3004.

Proposed Ordinance Changes

Follow the links below to access proposed Ordinance changes by the Lovettsville Planning Commission that are in consideration through public hearings:
Public Hearing Amendments to Article 42 and to Add Small Cell Wireless Facilities and LVZA 2022-0001, Small Cell Wireless facilities: Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments 7-14-22.

Public Hearing, September 7, 2022 | Town of Lovettsville, VA ( 2022-0002, Keeping Livestock & Fowl:

Reports & Resolutions

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


The Planning Commission generally meets on either the first and/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.

All meetings are held at the Town Hall (unless otherwise announced) at 7:30 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.