-Zoning special exception, authorized uses, and temporary uses-Interpretation of zoning ordinance and zoning map
- Prepare comprehensive land use, corridor, and neighborhood plans.- Prepare amendments to City land development ordinances (zoning, subdivision, and sign ordinances).- Conduct public hearings for zoning, site plan review, and subdivision requests initiated by citizens.
The Preservation Commission performs the landmark designation of significant property, structures and historic districts and advises the City Council if such designations are appealed. It is the duty of the Preservation Commission to protect the distinctive visual characteristics of landmarks and historic districts by reviewing, giving advice and passing upon changes to their exterior architectural appearance. The Preservation Commission also takes a lead role in educating the public as regards the architectural and historical heritage of our community.