Planning Commission


  • 7:30 pm
  • First Wednesday of every month (third Wednesday as needed) 
  • City Hall Council Chambers, First Floor

Agenda packages are available the Friday prior to a scheduled meeting.
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  • Harry J. Clark, Chair
  • Russell Harrison
  • Ken Johnson, Vice Chair
  • Robert W. Schilpp
  • Bill Thompson
  • Elaine Trautwein
  • Martha Wilson
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The Manassas City Planning Commission serves in an important advisory capacity to the City Council as required by Sec. 15.2-2210 of the Code of Virginia: The Commission exists "... in order to promote the orderly development of such political subdivision and its environs." Duties include:

  • Making recommendations and an annual report to the governing body
  • Preparing, publishing, and distributing reports, ordinances, and other material relating to its activities
  • Preparing a Comprehensive Plan for the physical development of the territory within its jurisdiction
  • Preparing and amending a subdivision ordinance
  • Reviewing and approving public facilities
  • Reviewing and making recommendations on special use permits and rezoning applications

Rules of Procedure

View current Rules of Procedure adopted January 13, 2016.

Annual Reports

 Fiscal Year 2017