The City of Winter Haven currently has one seat available on its Planning Commission. This board meets monthly at Winter Haven City Hall, 451 Third Street, NW.
The Planning Commission acts as the local planning agency pursuant to the Local Government Comprehensive Planning and Land Development Regulation Act (Ch. 163, Part II, Florida Statutes), and performs all functions and duties prescribed in that statute. The Planning Commission has the following duties:
• The planning commission shall have the power to review and approve special use requests in order to allow uses that are specifically designated as an "S" in Table of Land Uses, Table 21-32(A) of the Code.
• Advise and make recommendations to the City Commission regarding applications for amendments to the official zoning map and requests for conditional uses or other special designations on property within the City.
• At the request of the planning and community development director, interpret and determine the inten... [more]