The Planning Commission consists of seven members appointed by Town Council, one member representing each Town Ward, and two at-large members. The Planning Commission is responsible for the review of land use and zoning matters for the Town of Farmville and serves primarily in an advisory capacity to Council.
The Director of Community Development reviews each submitted item and makes recommendations to the Planning Commission as to whether or not the request is consistent with the policies, plans, and ordinances of the Town of Farmville
The Planning Commission reviews applications submitted for changes to zoning, conditional use permits, zoning ordinances, and other land use. The Planning Commission prepares and recommends to the governing body a comprehensive plan for the physical development of the territory within its jurisdiction. The Planning Commission makes recommendations to Town Council regarding land use planning, community growth, and development and initiates new ideas to help shape healthy physical growth and land uses.