MEETINGS: The Planning & Zoning Commission generally meets at 9:30 a.m. on the first and third Thursday of each month in the Board of Supervisor’s Auditorium located at 205 West Jefferson. The informal work sessions of the Commission covering items including zoning, infrastructure, plans, policies, ordinances and regulations (ZIPPOR) are generally held the third Thursday of every even-numbered month at the Planning & Development office located at 501 North 44th Street. Either meeting location, date and time can change according to room availability, quorum needs, or other logistics concerns. Always refer to the agenda of interest for specific meeting information.
MEETING NOTICE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT: Link to Disclosure Statement
LIAISON: Terri S. Hogan, AICP, Principal Planner, 602-506-3927
FORMATION AUTHORITY: A.R.S. § 11-803.
COMPOSITION: A.R.S. § 11-803 B: In the counties having five supervisorial districts, each county planning and zoning commission shall consist of ten members who shall be qualified electors of the county. Two members shall be appointed from each supervisorial district by the supervisor from that district. Members shall be residents of the district from which they are appointed. Members of the commission shall serve without compensation except for reasonable travel expenses. E. The terms of the members of the commissions shall be for four years except for those initially appointed. If a vacancy occurs otherwise than by expiration of term, it shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired portion of the term. Members of the commission may be removed by the board for cause. G. The county assessor, county engineer, county health officer and county attorney shall serve in an advisory capacity to the commission and to the boards of adjustment.
DUTIES AND POWERS: A.R.S. § 11-804 A. The commission shall: 1. Elect a chairman from among its members for a term of one year, and such other officers as it may determine. 2. By resolution fix the time and place within the district of regular meetings, and hold at least one regular meeting each month, and such additional meetings as the chairman or a majority of the commission deems necessary. 3. Adopt rules for the transaction of business, and keep a record of its resolutions, transactions, findings and determinations, which record shall be a public record and be open to public inspection. 4. Transmit all of its recommendations, decisions, findings, reports and official actions, regardless of vote, to the board of supervisors. B. A majority of the commission shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business and a majority vote of the quorum shall be required for any official action. Also see A.R.S. § 11-806 more powers and duties.