The Planning and Zoning Commission is composed of five (5) members: one (1) member of Council, and four (4) members representing the public at large. The Term of the Council member coincides with their council term, the terms of the other members of the Committee are for three (3) years. Members can only serve a maximum of two (2) consecutive terms.
The Planning and Zoning Commission shall conduct studies, surveys and prepare plans, reports and maps relative to the overall planning of the growth, development, redevelopment, rehabilitation, and renewal of the Municipality, and may make such recommendations relative thereto to the Council as it feels are in the best interest of the Municipality. The Planning and Zoning Commission shall continuously review and report to the Council its recommendations concerning the Municipality’s capital improvement programs, subdivision, platting and zoning ordinances and regulations. The Planning and Zoning Commission shall cooperate with other governmental or private planning agencies to secure the maximum benefit to the Municipality of the work, studies, surveys and reports of such other planning agencies. Other powers and duties of the Planning and Zoning Commission shall include those established by this Charter and by the Council by ordinance, but until such ordinances shall be passed, it shall possess such other powers and duties as are provided by the general laws of Ohio, to the extent that such general laws do not conflict with the provisions of this Charter.
The continuing Comprehensive Plan, a compilation of studies, surveys, plans, reports and maps relative to planning the growth, development, redevelopment, rehabilitation, and renewal of the Municipality shall be used by the Planning and Zoning Commission as the operative growth management policy for the Municipality, and as such shall guide the Commission and Council in taking action with respect to the physical development of the Municipality and expenditures for capital improvement. The Planning and Zoning Commission shall review and make any needed recommendations for the timely modification of the continuing Comprehensive Plan to Council at least once every three (3) years. Recommendations for modification or amendment to the Comprehensive Plan may be made to Council at any time.
|Member Name||Date of Appointment||Term Expires|
|Bruce Neff (Councilmember)||12/02/20||12/31/23|
|Louis Zarlenga (Exempt)||12/07/22||12/31/25|