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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Accepting Applications: City Planning & Zoning Commission




Three vacancies to each serve a three-year term, expiring November 2022

The Planning & Zoning Commission is an advisory commission to the Valdez City Council. Commissioners are appointed by the city council. The commission has the authority to prepare and submit to the city council for approval a master plan for the physical development of the city, including the general location, character and extent of streets, bridges, parks, and waterways and other public ways, grounds and spaces, together with the general location of the public buildings and other public property, public utilities, and the extent and location of any public housing or slum clearance projects. The commission shall recommend modifications of such plan from time to time as it or city council deems in the city’s interest.

The commission shall prepare and recommend to the city council a comprehensive zoning ordinance and map, or propose amendments or revisions thereof, with such provisions as the commission shall deem necessary or desirable for the promotion of health, safety, and general welfare of the inhabitants of the city.

The commission shall act as the platting board and exercise other functions with respect to land subdivisions, planning, and zoning as may be prescribed elsewhere in this Valdez Municipal Code or any other ordinance of the city, not inconsistent with provisions of the City Charter.

Three vacancies exist due to term expiration. Online applications may be submitted through the city’s boards and commissions application portal at Paper applications are available at City Hall and can be submitted by email to or dropped off at the front desk of City Hall. Deadline for submission is November 14th at 5:00 p.m. for appointment by City Council on November 26th.

Posted 10/11/19
Allie Ferko, CMC, Deputy City Clerk   

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