Planning Commission

Regular Meetings

The meetings are televised live on Cox Cable Channel 46 and FiOS Cable Channel 24, and are rebroadcast on Wednesday, 10 a.m. and Thursday, 6:30 p.m., following the meeting. Planning Commission meetings are open to the public.
  • 7 p.m.
  • The 3rd Monday of each month (March - October)
  • January and February meetings are the Thursday after the third Monday due to holidays.
  • Combined November and December meeting held the first Monday in December due to the holidays.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Live Streaming Meetings

Archived Meetings


  • Christine Salak, At Large
    95 Sandy Bay Drive
    Appointed: February 28, 2022
    Term Expires: January 31, 2024
  • Olivia Griebel, Western Precinct
    46 Shoreline Dr
    Appointed: September 25, 2017
    Term Expires: November 30, 2026
  • Jonathan Hirsch, Eastern Precinct
    15 Weston Dr
    Appointed: July 20, 2023
    Term Expires: January 31, 2024
  • Stephen Geissinger, Central Precinct
    14 Alphus Street
    Appointed: December 12, 2022
    Term Expires: November 30, 2026

  • Heather McClelland-Schott, Central Precinct
    125 Little Florida Road
    (757) 209-1479
    Appointed:  March 13, 2023
    Term Expires:  November 30, 2026
  • Bonnie W. Shriver, Eastern Precinct
    921 Poquoson Ave
    Appointed: November 25, 1996
    Term Expires: November 30,  2024
  • Thomas Stephens, Western Precinct
    9 Edwards Rd 
    Appointed: January 27, 2020
    Term Expires: January 31, 2024

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Members serve 4-year terms by precinct.

The Planning Commission sets out to promote the orderly development of the locality and its environs and to serve in an advisory capacity to the City Council relative to development requests and development ordinances. No training is required; however, Commissioners are encouraged to attend training sessions to obtain their certification.