Planning Commission


Rick Schwachenwald, Chairman

Jim McCall

Mike Kelly

Bill Litten

Anthony Stavole, Council Representative

Florence Bohdan/Planning Commission Secretary

Article IV Section 9 of the Parma Heights Charter authorizes the membership,
powers and duties of the Planning Commission.  

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The Commission consists of one member of Council to be selected by the Council for a two year term, and four (4) electors of the Municipality who shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of Council.  The members of the Planning Commission shall receive no compensation.  Those persons appointed to the Planning Commission by the Mayor shall be appointed for a term of six years. 

Powers and Duties

It shall be the function and duty of the Planning Commission to act as the platting commissioners of the municipality, and as such it shall have control of the planning and shall provide regulations covering the plating of all lands within the Municipality so as to secure harmonious development.

The Planning Commission shall make plans and maps of the whole or any portion of the Municipality and any land outside of the Municipality which in the opinion of the Planning Commission bears a relation to the planning of the Municipality, and to make changes in, additions to, and estimates of such plans or maps when it deems the same advisable.  

Mandatory Referral

The Commission issues reports and recommendations for ordinances referring to zoning and regulations controlling the use and development of land.

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