Planning and Zoning Commission

Current Minutes, Agendas and Packets

The function and duties of the Planning and Zoning Commission include preparation of a Comprehensive Plan for the physical development of the City, including proposed public buildings, street arrangements and improvements, public utility services, parks, playgrounds, and other similar developments, the use of property, the density of population, and other matters related to the physical development of the City.  The Commission may also prepare and recommend a revised Zoning Plan and an official map of the platted and unplatted portions of the City and adjoining territory, or portions thereof, indicating upon such map the proposed future extensions or widening of streets of the City.  The Planning and Zoning Commission reviews all proposals for land development that are affected by zoning, conditional use permits, annexation, and subdivision regulations and every proposed plat of land within the City or within two miles of the City limits and not within a town which itself requires the approval of plats, is submitted to the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Council.

The Planning Commission meets on the first Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Governors' Room of the Community Center.
There are seven members on this Commission.   Members serve three year terms  Regular meeting dates are subject to change due to holidays, special circumstances, and/or elections.  If unsure about a meeting date or time, please contact the Community Development Department at 507-934-0661 or by e-mail at

Current Members:


Andy Davis
Joseph Urban
Kelly Henry
Ken Rossow
Scott Fichtner

John Kvamme – City Council Liaison
Jeff Brand  – City Council Liaison
City Administrator – Ex-officio
Community Development Director – Ex-officio
City Attorney – Ex-officio

City Council advisory board and commission members are recommended by the Mayor and appointed by the City Council.  Vacancies occur most frequently at the end of the year, however vacancies do occur throughout the year as well.  If you are interested in being considered for appointment to this or any other advisory board or commission, please contact the City Administrator’s Office at 934-0663 or for an application card.  Members must live within the corporate limits of the City of Saint Peter.