Planning Commission


  • 2 p.m.
  • 3rd Tuesday of every month
  • Municipal Center Building
    442 W Washington Street
    First Floor
    Suffolk, VA 23434

Please note that these meetings are tentatively scheduled and are subject to cancellation.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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  • Howard C. Benton, Chairman
    Term expires: June 2021
  • Arthur L. Singleton, Vice Chairman
    Term expires: June 2021
  • Kittrell Eberwine                                                      Term expires: June 2021
  • Johnnie Edwards
    Term expires: June 2021


David Hainley, Secretary, Director of Planning and Community Development


The City's Planning Commission is a State mandated body whose primary goal is to promote the orderly development of the City. The Commission serves primarily in an advisory capacity to the City Council. Typical functions include the preparation of a comprehensive plan for City Council consideration, making recommendations on rezoning and conditional use permit applications and approval of subdivision plats.
  • Anita Hicks                        Term expires: June 2023
  • John Rector
    Term expires: June 2023
  • Mills Staylor
    Term expires: June 2023
  • Oliver D. Creekmore
    Term expires: June 2023