The Planning Commission meets on the second Thursday of the month, at 7 pm in the Jackson County Courthouse.
The Planning Commission consists of seven members who serve staggered terms of three years. The current membership of the Planning Commission is as follows:
Willard Wilson (Chair) Term Expires: December 31, 2024
Jonathan Wimer (Member) Term Expires: December 31, 2022
Ginger Rodvelt (Member) Term Expires: December 31, 2023
Steven Willett (Member) Term Expires: December 31, 2022
Delbert Boling (Member) Term Expires: December 31, 2022
Marje Cochren (Member) Term Expires: December 31, 2023
Victoria Gilliland (Member) Term Expires: December 31, 2024
As established by Home Rule Resolution, the primary functions of the Planning Commission include:
Prepare and update plans showing the physical development of the county and the conservation of natural resources;
Develop and maintain a Comprehensive Plan for the County;
Prepare and make recommendations to the County Commission for the adoption of zoning and subdivision regulations and other regulatory tools designed to implement the long-term strategies of the Comprehensive Plan;
Review all proposals for the subdivision of land within unincorporated Jackson County for conformance to specified standards; and,
Review all proposals for amendments to the Zoning Regulations and making recommendations to the County Commission.