Today, Friday, September 3, 2021, is the last day to apply for the Planning & Zoning Commission. All citizens interested in pursuing appointment to the Commission must complete the appropriate application for service and submit the same to the Town Clerk in hard copy or via electronic transmission to email@example.com by 5:00 p.m. The board/commission applications can be downloaded from the Town’s website (www.townofpalmbeach.com). Please note, the Town’s website reflects specific applications for each board or commission. Applications may also be obtained by contacting the Town Clerk’s Office at (561) 838-5416. The appointments to the Planning & Zoning Commission will be on the agenda for consideration and potential action at the Town Council meeting on Tuesday, September 14, 2021.The Town of Palm Beach is seeking to appoint two (2) regular members to the Planning & Zoning Commission (PZC). Both seats are for three (3) year terms, expiring September 30, 2024.
The Planning & Zoning Commission acts in an advisory capacity to the Town Council in all matters relating to municipal planning and development. The Commission is required to follow the concepts and contents of the Town’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan in all planning, zoning and development related deliberations and decisions. The Commission shall also have such powers and duties as may be prescribed by Ordinance. Members of the Commission must be registered voters in the Town of Palm Beach and serve for terms of three (3) years. Three alternate members of the Planning & Zoning Commission may be appointed by the Town Council who serve when called upon by the Chair of the Commission in the absence of any regular member.