Planning and Zoning Commission
The Planning and Zoning Commission affords residents the opportunity to actively participate in the planning of the City and its welfare; to learn all facets of the regulations governing such functions; interact with a wide variety of citizens participating in shaping Sergeant Bluff's future; and assume an active role in regulation changes involving zoning and subdivision activity.
The Planning and Zoning duties include making policy statements and recommendations to the City Council on zoning issues, improvements, annexation, growth, transportation, economic development, parks, environment, open space and the City's Comprehensive Plan.
The Commission is also responsible for the orderly development of the City and the administration of various land use regulations, including the zoning code, design review ordinances, sign code, and the cultural resources preservation ordinance.
Planning and Zoning Commission Members
|Chad Kehrt- Chairman
All members of the Planning and Zoning Board are volunteer, serving the community without any compensation. Each of the nine members serve a five (5) year term. To become a Planning and Zoning Commission member you must be a citizen of Sergeant Bluff and possess the knowledge or experience to act in matters pertaining to the development of a City plan. Applicants must not currently hold a seat on the City Council. To become a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission please click here
to submit an application online.
Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month, with additional meetings as necessary, at 6:00pm and located at the City Hall Conference Room or the Council Chambers when required.
Zoning regulates land uses within the City of Sergeant Bluff. Each parcel in the City is assigned to a zone which describes the regulations under which that land may be used. The Zoning Code identifies allowable uses and sets standards such as minimum lot size, maximum building height, and minimum front yard depth. To view our official zoning map as of June 25, 2013 click here