Planning Commission

Membership: Nine persons
Requirements: Must hold no other city office except board of appeals. Must represent different occupations or professions
Term: Three years
Meetings: Fourth Wednesday, 5:30 pm, Fire Station Complex in Council Chambers 1345 E. Main Street
Appointment/Election: Appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the City Council.
Responsibilities: The Commission is responsible for adopting and maintaining the City Master Plan, and advising the City Council on matters relating to the future public and private development of the City. The Commission and Department must annually prepare a Capital Improvements Plan and submit it to City Council for consideration. Council may not amend zoning regulations until it has received a report and recommendation from the Planning Commission.