Planning Commission Information & Board Members

The Planning Commission is made of nine (9) members - Mayor appointed (1 City official, 1 City Council representative) - 6 year terms.  Meets 4th Tuesday of each month. 

The Planning Commission was established by ordinance on May 27, 1940.  The Zoning Ordinance section of the City Code stipulates the Planning Commission's authority. 

In general, this includes any zoning decisions; street and alley vacations; technical considerations such as traffic, street improvements and storm water detention for housing developments and shopping centers; and approval of the subdivision of property.  The Planning Commission is a recommending body in all zoning and street and alley vacations. 

The City Council has the final authority.