Planning and Zoning Committee
The Planning and Zoning Commission is responsible to review and act upon applications for site plan approval, variances to the zoning code and subdivision regulations, to review all proposed amendments to and rezonings of the zoning code and map, and to hear and decide appeals of any decision or order made by the Planning and Zoning Administrator or Zoning Officer involving the Planning and Zoning Commissions jurisdiction. The Commission is also responsible to review all major subdivisions and forward their recommendation to city Council.
In addition to the above, the Planning and Zoning Commission is responsible for making recommendations for the character of, location and extension of public and private streets, bridges, parks, open spaces, waterways and utilities. The Commission also works in cooperation with the Street Tree Advisory to prepare plans and recommendations for the control, installation and care of trees and other vegetation in Canal Winchester. Finally, the Commission is responsible to administer and make recommendations for the application of the Community Plan and other land use planning documents adopted by city Council.
The Planning and Zoning Commission consists of seven members who are residents of Canal Winchester. Members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by city Council for a term of four years. In the case of a vacancy, the Mayor shall appoint and city Council shall confirm a replacement member who shall serve the balance of the vacated term. Planning and Zoning Commission members serve without compensation. The following Commission officers are elected each year: Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, and Secretary.
The Planning and Zoning Commission holds regular meetings on the 2nd Monday of the month, 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 10 North High Street, Canal Winchester, OH. 43110. Special meetings of the Commission can be called at the request of the Mayor or Commission Chairperson, or upon written notice by two or more of the Commission members with at least a twenty-four hour notice prior to the meeting time. All Commission meetings are open to the public with the Chairperson presiding at the meetings.
Any Canal Winchester resident who is interested in serving on the Planning and Zoning Commission needs to contact the Mayor or the Planning and Zoning Administrator.
All times for finance meetings are at 7:00 pm
2nd Monday of the month.
Schedule of all committee meetings
* Times and dates are subject to change.
Town Hall, 10 North High Street Canal Winchester, Ohio 43110
Agendas & Meeting Minutes
Bill Christensen (Chair)
Mike Vasko (Vice-Chair)
Jeff Graber (Secretary)