The next meeting will be January 05, 2016.
The Planning and Zoning Board consists of seven members with six alternate members, appointed to one-year terms by the Mayor and City Council. Each elected official appoints one regular voting member and one alternate member. There is one rotating seat. The Director of Planning and Zoning or his designee attends the meetings. It is the Board’s responsibility to review land development regulations, codes and amendments, as defined in the Comprehensive Plan. The Board also considers conditional use approvals, rezoning applications, and commercial or multi family site plans, elevations and landscaping approvals. The meetings are generally held on the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 PM in the City Council Chambers.
The Board of Adjustment consists of seven members appointed by the Mayor and City Council. Terms of office are for one year. A representative of the Department of Planning and Zoning attends the meetings to represent the City. The Board conducts administrative review of appeals and grants variances in relation to the City’s zoning code. The meetings are generally held on the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM in the City Council Chambers.
Educational Advisory Board
The Educational Advisory Board is a seven-member board appointed by the Mayor and City Council. Terms of appointment are one year. The Board serves as a liaison between the City and the various schools. It also promotes programs and community involvement relating to public and private education. The Board generally meets quarterly on the first Monday of the month at 3:30 PM in the City Council Chambers.
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board consists of 14 members appointed by the Mayor and City Council. The Director of Parks and Recreation serves as an ex officio member. The Board makes recommendations concerning present and future parks and playgrounds as well as recreational and athletic programs. Meetings are generally held quarterly on the fourth Tuesday at 6:30 PM at various locations. No meetings are held in July or August.
Plantation City Council meetings are held every other Wednesday at 7:30 PM in City Hall Council Chambers, located at 400 NW 73rd Avenue, just off NW 5th Street. Periodically, meetings may be cancelled, or special meetings may be held as needed. Please call the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall to verify (954-797-2237).
If you are a Comcast Cable subscriber, you may also watch Council Meetings on Channel 78.
The seven member Plantation Gateway Advisory Board was created in 1990, to advise the Plantation Gateway Board of Directors, which is also City Council, on how to spend monies generated within the Plantation Gateway special taxing district. Made up of property/business owners within the Plantation Gateway Redevelopment District, the Board also provides input on the redevelopment of the District and represents local businesses and property owners in conveying information to City staff and the Board of Directors. The Advisory Board generally meets quarterly on the second Thursday of the month at 12:00 PM, at the CRA Office.
The Review Committee consists of members from City staff. The Director of Planning and Zoning, the City Engineer, Fire Chief, Chief of Police, Chief Building Official or their designee serve on this committee. The Planning and Zoning Director chairs the meeting. The Committee reviews all proposals to be submitted to the Planning and Zoning Board and other matters as required by City Council, i.e., plats, site data records, land use amendments, re-zonings, conditional use, etc.. Meetings are generally held on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 2:00 PM in the Developmental Services Building First Floor Conference Room.