The Commission's seven members serve staggered five-year terms.
The responsibilities of the Planning and Zoning Commission are outlined in City Code, Ch. 23, and include:
Review and comment on all plans, plats, or re-plats of subdivisions or re-subdivisions of land embraced in the City or adjacent thereto, laid out in lots or plats with the streets, alleys, or other portions of the same intended to be dedicated to the public in the City.
Changes shall first be submitted to the Commission and its recommendations obtained before approval by the City Council.