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**Note:  Pursuant to City Council action on March 11, 2014,  the Planning Commission and Zoning Commission have been combined.  All duties performed by the previously mentioned Commissions will now be performed by the Planning & Zoning Commission.


The Planning & Zoning Commission is comprised of seven members. A quorum of four members is necessary in order to conduct business. Any decision of the Planning & Zoning Commission shall be based on an affirmative vote of those members voting.

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The Planning & Zoning Commission  is responsible for the following duties:

  • Review all applications for amendments to the Zoning, Land Development or Subdivision ordinances (text or map), hold public hearings thereon, and report findings and recommendations to the City Council in the manner prescribed;
  • Review all applications for special use and N1 Official Development Plans, hold public hearings thereon and report findings and recommendations to City Council;
  • Receive annually in the month of January from the Zoning Administrator his/her recommendations as to the effectiveness of the Zoning and Land Development ordinances as hey relate to the policies of the Comprehensive Plan of the City of Peoria and any amendments he/she may recommend be made to the ordinances, and report the Commission’s conclusions and recommendations on such matters to the City Council;
  • To review, hold the hearing and report to the City Council, with recommendations, those matters not treated above, which the City Council has referred to it;
  • Review all applications and recommendations from the Site Plan Review Board with respect to special exceptions under regulations governing neighborhood conservation districts, hold public hearings thereon, and make a final determination as to whether such special exceptions should be granted or denied;
  • To review, hold public hearings, and make recommendations to the City Council with respect to any application for elimination or changes in any existing covenants restricting land uses, which are enforceable by the City.
  • It may hold public hearings, review, and make recommendations to the City Council concerning:
    • The Comprehensive Plan of the city.
    • Developmental needs that will be occasioned by future growth of the city.
    • Proposed apartment, planned unit or cluster development or subdivision of property.
    • Proposed annexations to the city.
    • Policies and procedures concerning planning and development.
  • Other related projects as directed by the City Council or raised by the Commission on its own initiative.
  • All powers and duties conferred upon it by state law or ordinance.

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