Sedona residents with an interest in land use planning and development are encouraged to apply to serve on the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission. The commission plays a critical role in the city’s planning process as they serve as the council’s advisor on land use planning topics, according to a press release. The commission is also involved in important community issues and considers goals and policies for directing and managing future development. Duties include reviewing, evaluating and making recommendations to the council on Community Plan and Land Development Code amendments, rezonings and subdivision applications. Additionally, the commission makes the final decision on conditional use permits and development review applications.
It is desirable that Planning and Zoning commissioners have some experience or knowledge in land use or related fields, including but not limited to architecture, construction, landscaping, and planning. This voluntary commission is made up of seven citizens appointed to three-year terms by City Council. Currently there are three vacancies. Citizens can learn more about the Planning and Zoning Commission’s particular responsibilities by contacting the Community Development Department and referring to the Land Development Code.
If you are interested in serving on this important commission, applications are available from the City Clerk’s office at City hall located at 102 Roadrunner Drive, or by calling 282-3113. Return completed applications to City Clerk’s Office, Planning and Zoning Commission, 102 Roadrunner Drive, Sedona, AZ 86336.
The deadline to return completed applications is Friday, Oct. 23, by 5 p.m. For more information about the commission, call Audree Juhlin at 204-7107.