Planning Commission


The City Planning Commission is a nine member citizen board appointed by the Mayor and City Council. The purview of the Planning Commission is to conduct Site Plan Review for all new commercial construction and multi-unit residential construction, Change in Tenancy Site Plan Review for all new businesses and businesses that move to a new location, Subdivision Review, and the issuance of Special Use Permits.  The Planning Commission also reviews zoning amendments and issues recommendations to the City Council.

Click on the following links to view the sections of the Zoning Code that pertain to Site Plan Review, Subdivision Review, Special Use Permits, and Rezoning.

Meeting Schedule, Fees & Applications


  • Mary Moore Wallinger, Chair
  • Bradley Lewis, Vice Chair
  • Randall Beach
  • Jason Bogdanowicz-Wilson
  • Susan Nadler
  • Colin M. Evers
  • Dharam Hitlall
  • Michael Tearno
  • Hayden Engert
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