PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION
The Planning and Zoning Commission shall be composed of five (5) members appointed by the governing body. Three (3) members present shall be required to constitute a quorum. One (1) such member shall be annually elected chairman of the Planning and Zoning Commission by the Planning and Zoning Commission members. All members appointed to the Planning and Zoning Commission shall be residents of the City. The members shall serve concurrent terms of three (3) years and shall serve until their successors are appointed. Any vacancy in the membership of the Planning and Zoning Commission shall be filled for the unexpired term of such vacancy in the same manner as the original appointment. The City of Sky Valley may remove any member of the Planning and Zoning Commission for due cause after written notice to such member and after a public hearing. Members of the Planning and Zoning Commission shall appoint a secretary, or in lieu of such appointment, the City Clerk shall serve as the secretary of the Planning and Zoning Commission. Meetings are open to the public.
Functions, Powers and Duties
The Planning Commission has the following functions, powers and duties:
Prepare and recommend for adoption by the City of Sky Valley zoning regulations, zoning amendments, subdivision regulations and other such land use regulations; prepare and recommend for adoption by the City of Sky Valley
amendments to any of the land use regulations; and to review and make recommendations concerning applications for zoning map amendment, special exception approvals, variances, conditional zoning, or other such applications.
Perform other planning functions and duties as may be required by the Governing Body.
Will Gurley - Term 2017-2019
Dan McAfee - Term 2015 - 2017
Tommy Tebeau - Term 2015 - 2017
Ben Chitwood - Unexpired Term of Liz Morley 2015 - 2017
Helen Kleiber - Term 2016 - 2018
The City Council of Sky Valley shall serve as the Board of Zoning Appeals. The Board of Zoning Appeals shall perform all of its duties and exercise all of its powers in such a way that the purpose and intent of the zoning regulations shall be accomplished, public health, safety and welfare secured, and substantial justice done.
The Board is empowered to hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is an error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the City Manager, Building Inspector, or City Engineer in the interpretation or enforcement of these zoning regulations. The Board is empowered to hear an appeal made by any person, firm, or corporation, or by any officer, department, board, or bureau affected by any decision of the Planning and Zoning
Commission, Building Official or other employee based on the zoning regulations.
Such appeal shall be taken within sixty (60) days, or as provided by the rules of the Board, by filing with the City Clerk notice of appeal specifying the grounds thereof. All papers constituting the record upon which the action appealed from was taken shall forthwith be transmitted to the Board of Zoning Appeals.
The Board shall select a reasonable time and place for the hearing of the appeal and give at least fifteen (15) days of public notice thereof and due notice to the parties in interest and shall render a decision on the appeal within a reasonable time.