Boards and Commissions

The Town has two standing boards and two standing commission:

Architectural Review Board (ARB) Agendas and Minutes
Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) Agendas , Minutes and Legal Notices

Planning Commission (PC) Agendas, Minutes and Legal Notices

The Town of Dumfries has openings on all Boards and Commission. Click here for information.

Application for appointment for boards and commission click here

2016 Meeting Schedule

2015 Meeting Schedule

2014 Meeting Schedule

 

Architectural Review Board

The ARB is responsible for overseeing the developmental changes and improvements within the historic district or districts of the town.  The ARB reviews applications for Certificates of Appropriateness regarding improvements or changes within the historic district or districts of the Town.  The ARB is a five member Board which consists of three residents, one business and one at-large member with expertise in the duties of the ARB.  Members are appointed by the Town Council and serve a term of three years.  The ARB meets at Town Hall on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.  Meetings begin at 6:00PM and are open to the public.  Click above to view Agendas and Minutes.

 

Chair

Monaé Nickerson (Term expires: June 30, 2019)

Vice Chair Bill Larson – (Term expires: June 30, 2019)

 Members

James Ksanznak – (Term expires: June 30, 2019)

Tim Jabs (Term expires: June 30, 2020)

Vacant

 

Staff

Jason W. Greer, jgreer@dumfriesva.gov,  Planning and Zoning Specialist

703-221-3400 ext. 144

 

Board of Zoning Appeals

The BZA hears and decides applications for variances and appeals from any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by the Zoning Administrator in the administration or enforcement of the town zoning code.  Board members are appointed by the circuit court and serve a term of five years.  The BZA meets on an as-needed basis.  Click above to view Agendas and Minutes.

 

Chair

Nancy West (Term expires: November 13, 2020)

 

Vice-Chair

James Turner – (Term expires: November 13, 2019)

 

Members

Vacant

Alissa Daniels –  (Term expires: November 13, 2021)

Norman Thorton- (Term expires: November 13, 2018)

 

Staff

Jason W. Greer, jgreer@dumfriesva.gov, Planning and Zoning Specialist

703-221-3400 ext. 144

 

 

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission advises the Town Council regarding the orderly development of the Town and its environs.  They are responsible for preparing the Comprehensive Plan and the Capital Improvement Plan for the Town to be adopted by the Council.  Commissioners are appointed by the Town Council and serve a term of four years.  The PC meets on the 1st Monday following the Regular meeting of Town Council.  All meetings are open to the public and begin at 7PM.  Click above to view Agendas and Minutes.

 

Chair

John E. Webb, Recording Secretary – (Term expires: June 30, 2021)

 

Vice Chair

Tyrone Brown – (Term expires: June 30, 2018)

 

Commissioners

Diana Shao (Term expired: June 30, 2020)

Louise Waggy (Term expires: June 30, 2021)

Gary West – (Term expires: June 30, 2019)

Naeem Arshad (Term expires: June 30, 2020)

Selonia Miles (Term expired: June 30, 2020)

 

Staff

Jason W. Greer,

jgreer@dumfriesva.gov, Planning and Zoning Specialist

703-221-3400 ext. 144

 

Jatinder Khokhar,

jkhokhar@dumfriesva.gov , Community Development Director

703-221-3400 ext. 146