Planning Commission has authority to plan for the future
needs of the communities, which may be addressed in drafting and maintaining a
current municipal plan and identifying tools, regulatory and non-regulatory, to
implement the plan.
support of that role, the planning commission has powers to:
prepare and recommend a capital budget
undertake capacity studies and make recommendations on matters of land
renewal, transportation, and economic and social development
require information from other departments of the municipality that relates to
the work of the
participate in a regional planning program
retain staff and consultant assistance, and
perform such other tasks as it may deem necessary or appropriate to fulfill the
duties and obligations
imposed by Chapter 117 of Title 24.
planning commission solicits public input, weighs options and makes policy
of which will chart the future of the community and which may eventually have
and effect of law. It endeavors to represent all members and interests of the
To get on the Planning Commission agenda, fill out the form on the right.