Boards & Commissions
- Planning Commission
Members of the Planning Commission are appointed by the City Council as provided for in Section 23-17 of the Stillwater City Code. Requirements are: 1) must be city resident and 2) must be qualified by knowledge or experience to act upon matters pertaining to the physical, social, and economic development and betterment of the City. One member is to serve in a nonvoting environmental advisory role. Term length: 3 years. Meetings are held the first and third Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Hearing Room, Police and Municipal Building at 723 S. Lewis St.
The Planning Commission was created in order to help direct the future development of the city, encourage social and economic improvements in accordance with modern city planning principles, and insures the orderly, efficient and economic arrangement and development of new public works projects. The Planning Commission, which also serves as the Airport Zoning Commission, is charged with preparing a comprehensive plan and/or additional specific plans indicating ideas and recommendations for the physical development of the city. The Commission oversees the operation of the zoning ordinance through the review and a recommendation on all rezoning, special use permits, site plans, and ordinance text amendments.
The subdivision, platting, and re-platting of land is approved by the Planning Commission. In general, the Planning Commission may consider and investigate any subject matter relating to the development and betterment of the city. Questions regarding the Planning Commission may be directed to the Development Services Department.
- Download the boards and committee list (.pdf) to view members and terms for the following
- Board of Adjustment
- Building Trades Board
- Board of Drainage Appeals
- Certified Retirement Community Advisory Board