Planning and Zoning Commission
The Planning and Zoning Commission consists of seven members who are appointed by the City Council. The Commission hears cases on land use and makes recommendations to the City Council on annexations, general plan amendments, rezoning requests, preliminary and final subdivisions and text amendments to the zoning code as requested. The Planning and Zoning Commission has the final approval of Conditional Use Permit requests. The Case Review Planning staff presents customer and city initiated requests to the Planning and Zoning Commission and they provide support for this Commission. The Planning and Zoning Commission normally meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month at 4:30 p.m. at City Hall, One City Plaza. Please contact Planning and Zoning for a list of the application deadlines.
All Planning and Zoning Commission Meetings:
Interested in Joining a Board or Commission?
The City of Yuma has several boards and commissions made up of City residents who have volunteered their service to the community. We invite you to consider serving as well. This is your chance to help shape the City of Yuma's future!
Who Can Serve on a City of Yuma Board or Commission?
Any person who lives within Yuma's City limits may serve on a board or commission. Several boards of a more technical nature require one or more members to have specific technical expertise. In order to be considered for a board or commission, an Boards and Commissions application must be filed in the City Clerk's Office.
How is a Person Selected?
When an opening occurs due to resignation or term expiration, City Council appoints an individual from the list of applications on file in the Office of the Mayor and Council. The individual is selected based on education, work experience and civic involvement as listed on the application. Formal appointment occurs at a regularly scheduled City Council meeting.
Can't Attend in Person? Watch on TV. Watch On-Line.
If you are unable to attend a meeting in person, you can watch from home! Regular meetings are broadcast live on the City's Time Warner cable channels.
Not Near a Television?
During the meeting, watch live streaming coverage from Channel 73 on your computer.