Planning Commission


District Qualifications Member Address Contact Information Term Expires
Buffalo County
Robert Kramer
119 Sycamore Lane Lexington, VA 24450
443-480-2118 C
Kerrs Creek Property Owner Melissa Hennis 53 Cold Run Drive
Lexington, Virginia 24450
540-784-0329 C
Natural Bridge Property Owner David Whitmore 221 Forest Oaks Road
Natural Bridge Station, VA 24579
540-291-2188 H 11/13/2026
South River Property Owner Robert Lucas 126 Copperhead Lane
Fairfield, Virginia 24435
540-460-7699 C 3/23/2025
Walkers Creek Property Owner Shan Watkins 1195 McElwee Road
Rockbridge Baths, Virginia 24473
540-810-2670 C 1/28/2024


Agendas & Minutes

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Public Hearings & Notices

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About the Commission

This Commission is responsible for reviewing all applications related to planning and zoning and making recommendations to the Board of Supervisors. Members serve four-year terms.


  • The Commission consists of five members appointed by the Board of Supervisors, one from each Magisterial District
  • All shall be residents of the county and qualified by knowledge and experience to decide questions of growth and development
  • At least three shall own real property in the County