Authority: Code of Alabama 1975 Sect. 11-52-80
Term of Appointment: Six year term
Under Code Section 11-52-B: prepare and adopt a master (comprehensive) plan.
Under Code Section 11-52-7;11-52-79: hold public hearings and forward recommendations to the city council concerning the adoption and amendment of the zoning ordinance.
Under Code Section 11-52-31: adopt and administer subdivision regulations for the city and for its planning jurisdiction.
Under Code Section 11-52-6: promote the public interest in and understanding of the comprehensive plan; when necessary, recommend programs for public structures and improvements; consult and advise with public officials and agencies, utilities, civic, educational, professional and other organizations and with citizens with relation to protecting and implementing the plan.
James (J.C.) Gant Chairperson 10/01/02 through 10/31/08
Ed Sherling 04/20/04 through 04/30/10
Ronald Carter Vice-Chairperson 12/01/02 through 12/31/08
Bobby Hancock 08/06/02 through 08/30/08
John McLean 09/01/03 through 08/31/09
R. Bryan Thompson 10/01/03 through 09/30/09
Alfred Townsend 03/06/01 through 03/06/07
Thad Morgan 02/13/03 through 09/30/04
Stephen McCollough Recording Secretary
The Planning Commission meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 4:30 in council chambers.