Planning Commission


Supports the Planning Division.

Background and Purpose

The Planning Commission is scheduled to meet once per month, on the second Tuesday, at 6:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 1000 Adams Avenue, at the corner of Fourth Street and Adams Avenue.

The Commission consists of five (5) members, all of whom reside within the City limits or the Urban Growth Boundary. The Commission is empowered by the City Council and charged with the following responsibilities:

  1. Recommend to the City Council issues related to Comprehensive Plan amendments; zoning and rezoning; public road dedications and vacations; street naming and renaming; and Ordinance adoptions related to land use or development issues.
  2. Render a final decision, unless appealed to the City Council, in connection with "non-administrative" land use applications including, but not limited to, subdivisions, conditional use permits, variances and appeals of administrative decisions.

City Affiliate: Planning Division
Membership Term: Four years
Governing: Oregon Revised Statute No. 227, 030; City Ordinance No. 3229, Series 2015 and Resolution No. 4752, Series 2017

Commission Members

Name Title
Liberty Avila Term Exp. (12/31/2021)
James Hickey, Chair Term Exp. (12/31/2021)
David Felley Term Exp. (12/31/2024)
Bruce Weimer Term Exp. (12/31/2023)
Vacancy One Term Exp. (12/31/2023)