Alachua County is seeking volunteers to fill a vacancy on the Local Planning Agency (LPA)/Planning Commission. The LPA/Planning Commission is responsible for making recommendations to the County Commission for updates to the comprehensive plan; reviewing and making recommendations on rezonings, special use permits, special exceptions, and on land development regulations upon the request of the Board of County Commissioners.The Planning Commission is comprised of eight members serving four-year terms. The membership includes seven citizen-at-large positions and one School Board member (appointed by the School Board).The County has two citizen-at-large positions that are available.The LPA/Planning Commission meets once a month on the third Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the County Administration Building (12 S.E. 1st Street, downtown Gainesville).View the LPA/Planning Commission openings (scroll down the advisory board list to 'Local Planning Agency/Planning Commission' and 'Citizen-at-Large').For more information about the Planning Commission, please contact the Alachua County Growth Management Department at 352-374-5249.
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