The Planning Commission is a group of seven residents appointed by the Town Council to provide recommendations on a wide array of land-use issues; including: subdivision plats, lot splits, zoning ordinance amendments, special use permits, and general plan amendments. (The Commission is the deciding body on minor Special Use Permit amendments.)The Planning Commission is also the primary entity responsible for long term, comprehensive planning and often acts as the advisory committee on long term plans.
Special Use Permit review and recommendation to Council
Resorts, churches, schools, medical offices, golf courses, public quasi-public uses
Minor Special Use Permit review and decision
Subdivision plats, lot splits
General Plan amendment review and recommendation to Council
Zoning Code amendment review and recommendation to Council