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