Planning Commission - Zoning Board of Appeals

The Planning Commission - Zoning Board of Appeals is responsible for:

  • Originating, preparing and recommending to City Council a comprehensive plan as a guide for the future physical and social development within 1 1/2 miles of City limits
  • Reviewing and making recommendations on social problems in the community,the Capital Improvements Program as it relates to the Comprehensive Plan and proposed subdivisions
  • Promoting the Comprehensive Plan
  • Recommending to the Council amendment changes, supplements or repeals to the zoning ordinance and other matters related to development in Carbondale


9 members appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Council

1 City Council member serving as ex-officio

NOTE: Not less than 7 members shall reside within the City and 2 may live within 1 1/2 miles of City limits. Planning Commission members also serve on the Zoning Board of Appeals


  • 4-year terms

Members of the Planning Commission are:

Jessica Bradshaw (Ex-Officio)
Randy Burnside
William Hamilton
Beau Henson
Jim LeBeau
Janet Lilly
Sandy Litecky 
LaRue Love
Grant Miller
George Sheffer


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