Planning Commission


Meeting Information

Unless otherwise posted, the
meetings are held on the first
and third Tuesday of each month
 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall
Council Chambers.


Back Row: Commissioner McDonald, Commissioner Mulcare,
Commissioner Baker and Commissioner Olson
Front Row: Commissioner Vanderlinde, Chair Nugent,
and Vice Chair Ohrenschall

The Planning Commission is comprised of seven members appointed by the City Council for three-year terms. The Planning Commission serves as a policy advisory body to the City Council providing guidance and recommendations to the City’s Comprehensive Plan and related land use documents. Administrative rules govern how the Planning Commission conducts its business

City Council approves the Planning Commission’s work program at the beginning of each year. The Planning Commission will work on Comprehensive Plan Amendments related to school impact fees and yet-to-be-determined project from the Housing Strategy Plan. They also will make recommendations on changes to the Neighborhood Business zoning district. This district is found in two places in the City—near the intersections of NE 153rd Place and Juanita Drive, and NE 170th Street and Juanita Drive.

The City now has assisted listening devices available for use during Planning Commission meetings.  A necklace-style device is available for those who wear hearing aids.  An earbud (in-ear) style, or an over-the-ear style, are available for those without hearing aids.  Please contact the City Clerk as far in advance of the meeting as possible, preferably no later than the morning of the meeting.


Planning Commission Applications:

At the October 8, 2018 City Council meeting, City Council gave direction to start an application process for a "pool" of cadidates to fill one or more possible vacant positions on the Planning Commission starting a three year term January 2019 or to fill future vacancies.  The application deadline is November 16, 2018 at 5 pm.  Interview date/time by the Council is To Be Determined.  Click here to obtain the Planning Commission Application Form.  Please return completed forms to City Hall or


Last updated: Wed, 10/17/2018 - 3:46pm