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Posted on: September 13, 2022

[ARCHIVED] City of Marshalltown Seeking Applicants for the Plan & Zoning Commission

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The City of Marshalltown is seeking volunteer applicants for an opening on the Plan & Zoning Commission.

The Plan & Zoning Commission meets on the Thursday following the first council meeting of the month (which is the 2nd Monday).  The City’s Plan & Zoning Commission (P&Z for short) consists of seven members who must be residents of Marshalltown.  Members also must have some qualifications in terms of knowledge or experience related to planning and zoning.  Each term is for a period of 5 years.  

P&Z is responsible for a number of requirements as set forth in the Iowa Code, which has been adopted locally into the Marshalltown Code of Ordinances, Chapter 150.  Duties include making recommendations to the City Council on zoning regulations and districts, preparing the City’s Comprehensive Plan, and approval of all subdivisions. P&Z also makes recommendations to the Board of Adjustment on special use permits. This Commission meets monthly or as needed to address new applications for rezoning requests, special use permits, subdivisions, and more.

Any interested applicant can complete an application here  For further information contact Michelle Spohnheimer at 641-754-5756 or  The first review of applications will be 9/30.

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