Planning & Zoning Commission
The Planning and Zoning Commission serves as an advisory body to the Board of Aldermen on planning and zoning matters. The Planning and Zoning Commission consists of nine members who serve without compensation and include the Mayor, a member of the Board of Aldermen, and seven residents of the City appointed by the Mayor and approved by the Board of Aldermen. The term of each citizen member is for four years.
|Pearson Buell, Chairman||December 31, 2023|
|Tom O'Connor, Vice Chairman||December 31, 2022|
|Rhonda Ferrett||December 31, 2022|
|Glen Heiman||December 31, 2024|
|Brian McKinney||December 31, 2023|
|Ken Spoden||December 31, 2025|
|Judith Westermann||December 31, 2023|
|Jason Law, Mayor||April 2025|
|Chris Hinkle, Alderman||April 2025|
MEETING DATES & DEADLINES
The Planning and Zoning Commission meets on the first Thursday of each month, and the application deadline is 35 days before the meeting date. For most application types, the Planning and Zoning makes a recommendation to the Board of Aldermen for final approval. Applications heard by the Planning and Zoning Commission are normally presented to the Board of Aldermen for consideration on the third Monday of the same month.
|Application Deadline||Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting||Board of Aldermen Meeting|
|Thursday, October 28, 2021||Thursday, December 02, 2021||Monday, December 20, 2021|
|Thursday, December 02, 2021||Thursday, January 06, 2022||Tuesday, January 18, 2022|
|Thursday, December 30, 2021||Thursday, February 03, 2022||Tuesday, February 22, 2022|
|Thursday, January 27, 2022||Thursday, March 03, 2022||Monday, March 21, 2022|
|Thursday, March 03, 2022||Thursday, April 07, 2022||Monday, April 18, 2022|
|Thursday, March 31, 2022||Thursday, May 05, 2022||Monday, May 16, 2022|
|Thursday, April 28, 2022||Thursday, June 02, 2022||Monday, June 20, 2022|
|Thursday, June 02, 2022||Thursday, July 07, 2022||Monday, July 18, 2022|
|Thursday, June 30, 2022||Thursday, August 04, 2022||Monday, August 15, 2022|
|Thursday, July 28, 2022||Thursday, September 01, 2022||Monday, September 19, 2022|
|Thursday, September 01, 2022||Thursday, October 06, 2022||Monday, October 17, 2022|
|Thursday, September 29, 2022||Thursday, November 03, 2022||Monday, November 21, 2022|
|Thursday, October 27, 2022||Thursday, December 01, 2022||Monday, December 19, 2022|
Certain land uses and development activities require prior approval by the City. Click here for application-specific requirements such as applicability, preapplication meetings, application submission and handling, staff review and action, notice and public hearings, review and decision-making bodies, and post-decision actions and limitations. Refer to the Summary Table of Application Procedures for an overview of all application types.
No application for zoning map amendment, major preliminary plat, master plan or and major site plan shall be submitted or accepted prior to completing the required preapplication staff and neighborhood meetings. Refer to Section 405.030 of the Municipal Code for additional information. Preapplication staff meetings may be requested through the Citizen Serve portal.
Application fees are specified in Section 135.100 of the Municipal Code.