Planning Commission

What is the Planning Commission?
The Planning Commission is a group of seven members that advise the City Council on the following topics: Growth management; general land use; transportation planning; long range capital improvement plans; and other matters as directed by the City Council. The Planning Commission shall also hold hearings on and develop a Comprehensive Plan for the City and make recommendations to the City Council on amendments to the Comprehensive Plan, the Zoning Code and map, and the Development Regulations of the City.

Applications are currently being accepted from City residents interested in serving on the Planning Commission. The current vacancy will remain open until filled. 

Applications are to be submitted by email to, Debora Nicholas, deputy city clerk at 

Planning Commission Minutes 

Planning Commission Members

Commissioner Date Appointed Term Expires
Anthony Paulson 01/10/2011 01/31/2023
Chuck Foster  07/06/2020 01/31/2024
VACANT   01/31/2023
David Graybill (Vice Co-Chair) 02/01/2016 01/31/2024
Frank Boykin, Jr. (Vice Co-Chair) 01/10/2011 01/31/2023
Sandy McKenzie 12/07/2020 01/31/2025
Wayne Mannie 03/02/2020 01/31/2024

Regular Meetings, 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month, 7 p.m.
Special Meetings, as necessary (notice of Special Meetings will be posted a minimum of 24 hours in advance of meetings).

City Hall

Meeting Agendas
Agendas for all Planning Commission meetings are posted to the Event Calendar on the City's website, at the University Place Library and City Hall located at 3609 Market Place West.

For more information contact:
David Swindale, Development Services Department Director, 253.460.2519