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Planning Commission applications available through June 17

May 29 2024

AUBURN, Ala.- The Auburn City Council is now accepting applications to fill three vacancies on the Planning Commission. The terms will begin Aug. 1 and end July 31, 2030.

The Planning Commission studies land use and development trends, collects and analyzes data and prepares a set of official policies for the future growth and development of the City, known as the Comprehensive Plan. The implementation of the Comprehensive Plan is accomplished by effective administration and oversight of the City Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations. Amendments to the zoning ordinance require final approval by the Auburn City Council, but the Planning Commission exercises exclusive authority over amendments to the subdivision regulations.

The commission consists of nine members who serve six-year terms. Members may not be members of the City Council or employees of the City. The commission meets the second Thursday of every month at 5 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 141 N. Ross St.

Those interested in serving are invited to apply online using the link at Applications will be accepted until 5 p.m. on June 17. Once applications have been reviewed, final candidates will be interviewed by members of the Auburn City Council. The council will then make appointments at its July 16 meeting.