Planning Commission

 

Meeting Schedule

  • The Planning Commission meets on the second Thursday of the month, at 7 pm in the Jackson County Courthouse.

Commission Membership

The Planning Commission consists of seven members who serve staggered terms of three years. The current membership of the Planning Commission is as follows:

  • Donald Schuyler (Chair)
    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
  • Willard Wilson (Member)
    Term Expires: December 31, 2021
  • Marje Cochren (Member)
    Term Expires: December 31, 2023
  • Victoria Gilliland (Member)
    Term Expires: December 31, 2021

Commission Functions

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.