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Posted on: November 29, 2017

Accepting Applications: Planning & Zoning Commission




Two vacancies currently exist on the City’s Planning and Zoning Commission due to term expiration. Appointees will serve a three-year term, expiring November 2020. Individuals interested in serving on the Planning and Zoning Commission are encouraged to apply.

The Planning and Zoning Commission is an advisory commission to the Valdez City Council. The Commission has the authority to prepare and submit to the City Council for approval, a master plan for the physical development of the city, including the general location, character and extent of streets, bridges, parks, waterways and other public ways, grounds and spaces, together with the general location of the public buildings and other public property, public utilities, and the extent and location of any public housing or slum clearance projects. The commission shall recommend modifications of such plan from time to time, as it deems in the city’s interest.


The Planning and Zoning Commission shall prepare and recommend to the City Council a comprehensive zoning ordinance and map, or propose amendments or revisions thereof, with such provisions as the commission shall deem necessary or desirable for the promotion of health, safety, morals and general welfare of the inhabitants of the city.

The Commission shall act as the platting board and exercise other functions with respect to land subdivisions, planning and zoning as may be prescribed elsewhere in this code or any other ordinance of the city, not inconsistent with the provisions of the city charter.

Online applications may be submitted through the City’s boards and commission application portal at Paper applications are available at City Hall and can be submitted by email to or dropped off at the front desk of City Hall. Deadline for submission is Wednesday December 13th at 5pm for appointment by City Council on December 19th.


Posted: November 29, 2017

Allie Ferko, CMC, Deputy City Clerk

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