The Planning Commission has the responsibility of reviewing plans, proposals, regulations and codes pertaining to overall municipal growth, development, redevelopment and zoning. This commission reviews and approves all commercial signage, and prepares and review studies and surveys. Changes and rezonings are made as a recommendation to Council for final determination. This process ensures the maximum benefit to the community.
Planning Commission responsibilities include oversight of:
Public or private utilities
Streets, avenues, parkways, and boulevards involving widening, narrowing, relocating or vacating
Zoning or other regulations controlling the use or development of land
The Planning Commission has five voting members consisting of four appointed residents and one Council Representative. There is an alternate Council Representative that attends all meetings to cover the voting Council member when absent. Member service a four year term.
For consideration, all Board of Zoning Appeals Applications must be received at City Hall no later than the last Monday of each month at 4 p.m.