The Commission performs such functions as preparing and adopting a plan for the physical development of the City. The Commission implements the plan through administration of the City's zoning and subdivision codes, and recommends amendments to the zoning ordinance to the City Commission. The Planning Commission may appoint employees necessary to accomplish its work. The employees are subject to the same provisions governing other City employees. The Planning Commission may also contract with City planners, engineers, architects and other consultants for services.
The Commission consists of nine (9) members who represent different professions and occupations and provide a wide range of citizen interests in land development issues. Members may hold no other municipal office except one member may serve on the Board of Zoning Appeals.
Commission members are appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the City Commission on the first Monday in January.
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Meeting Frequency: The Commission meets at the Development Center, 1120 Monroe Avenue, NW at 1:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of each month.
Affecting Legislation: City Code Sec. 5.291 et. seq.