Boards and Commissions Vacancies

Please note that appointments by city council are to be from the qualified voters of the City of Waynesboro.

Board of Building Code Appeals (Experienced in one or more of the following: Electrical Contractor, Property Manager, Plumbing, Mechanicals, Building Contractor):  Hears appeals from an aggrieved party regarding the design or construction of a building or structure or any decision of the Building Official concerning the application of the Uniform Statewide Building Code.  The Board shall follow the appeal procedures as established by the Uniform Statewide Building Code on all hearings and findings.   The Board of Building Code Appeals consists of five citizen members.  The Board appointments are for four-year terms and meets on an as-needed basis. For more information, contact the Building and Zoning Code Administrator at 540-942-6628. 

Planning Commission was established as an advisory board to the Waynesboro City Council.  The Commission directs the growth and development of the City by reviewing all zoning applications, subdivision plats, site development applications and plans for municipal improvement in order to promote the orderly development of the locality and its environs.  The City Code enumerates the ways in which Planning Commissions shall function as the official body planning for the future growth and development of a locality, subject to the appeal by the City Council.  Members shall have the powers, functions and duties provided for by the State Planning Law.   This seven-member commission, appointed by the Mayor and City Council, works in conjunction with the City’s Department of Planning and Code Administration. 

The Planning Commission generally meets monthly, on the Tuesday following the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.   Additionally, they attend occasional joint public hearings and work sessions with the Mayor and City Council on Monday evenings, Council Chambers, Charles T. Yancey Municipal Bldg., 503 West Main Street, Waynesboro.

Library Board of Trustees – Oversee the operation of the Waynesboro Public Library and to conduct its business in accordance with approved city personnel and budgeting practices and in coordination with the city manager.  The Board shall have authority to appoint committees from its own membership and any citizen of the city.   Meetings: Third Tuesday of each month except July and December – 4:00 p.m. - Waynesboro Public Library, main floor conference room, 600 S. Wayne Ave., Waynesboro.

Historical Commission
is charged with preserving and protecting the history of the City of Waynesboro.  The Historical Commission’s mission is to locate, collect, and preserve historical facts and important information about the community, and educate and encourage personal and community responsibility for preserving its past and fostering an understanding and appreciation of the City’s history.   Meetings:  Third Tuesday of each month – 6:30 p.m. – Conference Room of the Waynesboro Public Library., Waynesboro, Virginia, Waynesboro. 

Disability and Aging Board for Independence (DABI):  Representatives for the Disabled Community:  DABI shall meet to assess and evaluate needs and resources relative to seniors and those with disabilities; to plan for and promote public sessions, forums, and surveys in coordination with other agencies, individuals, and/or entities which serve or support the well-being of these populations; and, to advocate for situations and issues which will enhance the independence and quality of life for the population which is represented by DABI’s interests.  DABI shall recommend to City Council and city manager, ways and means of providing and improving services to older adults and/or to those with disabilities; and, shall be responsible for initiating and supporting efforts to increase the visibility of the aforementioned residents in the community, including them in the life of the city and for recognizing their contributions to the community-at-large.

Youth Commission- The Regional Youth Commission is comprised of 15 members, 5 representing each locality.  One representative from each locality is a youth.  This commission provides citizen input to the Director and staff of the Office on Youth concerning issues such as youth programming, funding, and community trends. The Commissioners serve as youth advocates and ambassadors for the OOY, and are dedicated to ensuring the provision of comprehensive youth development services in our region.  This Commission meets bi-monthly and acts in an advisory capacity to the Office on Youth,   The commission recommends general policies involving programming for youth and families; foster involvement of youth in their community, and evaluates and seek solutions to problems, activities and concerns. Meetings:  Third Wednesday, every other month at 5:30. – United Way Office, 29 Idlewood Blvd, Fishersville.