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.

For more information, email the Department of Community Development or call 636-625-7936. If you are interested in volunteering on a board or commission, visit the Committees/Boards page.


Name Term Expires
Pearson Buell, Chairman December 31, 2023
Tom O'Connor, Vice Chairman December 31, 2026
Rhonda Ferrett December 31, 2026
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
Sandy Grassmuck, Alderman April 2025


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, December 1, 2022Thursday, January 05, 2023Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Thursday, December 29, 2022Thursday, February 02, 2023Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Thursday, January 26, 2023Thursday, March 02, 2023Monday, March 20, 2023
Thursday, March 02, 2023Thursday, April 06, 2023Monday,  April 17, 2023 
Thursday, March 30, 2023Thursday, May 04, 2023Monday, May 15, 2023
Thursday, April 27, 2023Thursday, June 01, 2023Monday, June 19, 2023
Thursday, June 01, 2023Thursday, July 06, 2023Monday, July 17, 2023
Thursday, June 29, 2023Thursday, August 03, 2023Monday, August 21, 2023
Thursday, August 03, 2023Thursday, September 07, 2023Monday, September 18, 2023
Thursday, August 31, 2023Thursday, October 05, 2023Monday, October 16, 2023
Thursday, September 28, 2023Thursday, November 02, 2023Monday, November 20, 2023
Thursday, November 02, 2023Thursday, December 07, 2023Monday, December 18, 2023
Thursday, November 30, 2024Thursday, January 04, 2024Tuesday, January 16, 2024


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.

Preapplication Meetings

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.

Apply Now

Once you've gathered everything needed for your application and registered on the Citizen Serve portal you can apply and pay your application fees online.


Agendas and meeting packets are available prior each meeting. Minutes are available following approval and the next regularly scheduled meeting. View agendas and minutes

Current public hearing notices are available here.