Planning Commission

Meetings


  • 5:45 pm
  • Second Thursday of each month
  • Council Conference Room
    501 N. Anderson St.
    Ellensburg, WA 98926

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
Most Recent Agenda | View All Agendas AFTER 2/5/17 | PRIOR TO 2/6/17

Minutes are also available following approval.
Most Recent Minutes | View Minutes PRIOR TO 2/6/17

Members

There are seven Planning Commission members, five of which must be city residents. Commission members serve six-year terms. The current Commission members are:
  • Gretchen Thatcher, Chair, term ends May 31, 2022
  • Edgar Harrell, term ends May 31, 2020
  • Beverly Heckart, term ends May 31, 2022
  • Gayl Curtiss, term ends May 31, 2021
  • VACANT, term ends May 31, 2018
  • Fred Padjen, term ends May 31, 2018
  • George Bottcher, term ends May 31, 2020

Responsibilities


The Planning Commission operates under the authority of Chapter 1.14 of the City Code and is responsible for:
  • Reviewing and making recommendations to the City Council pertaining to the long-term Comprehensive Land Use Plan and the zoning ordinance
  • Conducting hearings and making decisions and/or recommendations on a variety of land-use applications including permits, conditional uses, annexations, rezones, and subdivisions