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Planning Commission

The Planning Commission meets the 3rd Monday of the month at 6:00 pm at 111 South Main Street, second floor. All meetings are open to the public.


The Planning Commission reviews all land subdivisions (some are done by Staff), development plans, recommends zone changes, recommends text amendments, and monitors office operations.




A Preliminary and a Final Development Plan are required during the review process. A Preliminary Development Plan must be reviewed by the Planning Commission at their monthly public meeting. Final Development Plans are then reviewed by staff after all conditions and comments from the Planning Commission have been met. There is no filing deadline for a Final Development Plan but no development can occur until the Final has been signed off by the Director. Modifications or revisions of a Final Development Plan may require Planning Commission approval.


Development Plans may be:

A. Approved

B. Approved with conditions– conditions may regard character, location, or other features of the proposed use as it deems appropriate.

C. Denied


Development Plan approval is intended to:

A. Provide for uses that are beneficial to the community

B. Properly integrate the uses permitted within each district with other uses

C. Provide appropriate provisions for the impact of the proposed use.


Materials that must be submitted by the deadline for Planning Commission review:

A. A completed Application form

B. The review fee

C. Digital copy of plan and 9 copies in hard form containing:

                                  - Proposed Use

                                  - Topographic Information

                                  - Off-street parking and loading plan

                                  - Circulation Diagram

                                  - Building footprint and sidewalks

                                  - Species specific landscaping plan

                                  - Conformance with required setbacks

                                  - Preliminary Drainage Plan

                                  - Utility Easements

                                  - Proposed sign locations, lighting, dumpster location, and traffic control devices

                                  - All required statistical information and certifications

NO building permit may be issued until the Building Official has received an approved Final Development Plan.

Planning Commision Fees

Major Subdivision Plats

  • Preliminary Plat Review 

  • Final Plat Review 


Minor Subdivision Plats

  • Preliminary Plat Review 

  • Final Plat Review 

  • Amended Subdivision Plat


Development Plan

  • Preliminary Plan Review 

  • Final Plan Review 

  • Approval (meets in house review requirements) 

  • Zone Change 

  • Zoning Certification 

  • Temporary Permit 

  • Certificate of non-conforming use


Planned Unit Developments

  • Preliminary Plat Review 

  • Final Plat Review 

  • Special Meetings 

  • Cellular Tower 

  • Cellular Tower replacement or augmentation 

  • Cellular Tower device co-location /replacement



$300.00 plus $5.00 per lot

$150.00 plus $3.00 per lot



$150.00 plus $5.00 per lot

$100.00 plus $3.00 per lot





$100.00 Plat








$300.00 plus $5.00 per lot

$200.00 plus $3.00 per lot

$200.00 plus regular fees




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