The Planning Commission is responsible for reviewing and approving the development of the City, including all subdivision plans and building site plans. They are responsible for making necessary changes to the subdivision regulations and the major thoroughfare plan.
The Planning Commission also makes recommendations to the Board of Mayor and Aldermen regarding rezoning requests and changes to the zoning ordinance. This Commission consists of 7 members with the Mayor and one Alderman being two of those members. The Commission currently meet on the last Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. in the City Hall Board Room. A workshop is held two weeks prior to the meeting at 5:30 p.m. to review the agenda items that are scheduled for the next meeting.