PURPOSE:

The Planning & Zoning Commission makes recommendations to the City Council regarding rezoning, preliminary and final plats, site plans and certain ordinance changes. The Commission reviews applications in accordance with approved regulations pertaining to all zoning districts within the City of Marion. The Commission also gives reasonable consideration to the character of districts and their unique suitability for particular uses, with a view toward conserving the value of buildings, encouraging the most appropriate use of land throughout the City, and encouraging compliance with the approved Comprehensive Plan.

ABOUT THE COMMISSION:

The Marion Planning and Zoning Commission consists of nine (9) members appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council.  

STAFF CONTACT:

David N. Hockett, Assistant Planning & Development Director
Ph:  319-743-6320
Email Dave 

CURRENT MEMBERS:

MEMBERS

TERM EXPIRES

Seth Moomey (Secretary)

12-31-23

Jody Budde

12-31-23

Phil Seidl

12-31-19

Dustin Kern (Chairperson)

12-31-20

Dale Monroe

12-31-20

Deb Callahan

12-31-21

Matt Arenholz

12-31-21

Jillissa Moorman (Vice Chairperson)

12-31-22

Rachel Schramm

12-31-22

Please contact us if you are interested in filling a vacancy.

MEETING TIMES:

The Planning & Zoning Commission meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. in Marion City Hall (1225 6th Avenue). The presence of five (5) members is necessary to constitute a quorum. This is an open meeting and the public is invited to attend.  If you would like to be notified when the agenda is posted, please register on the E-Notification Page

MINUTES & AGENDAS:

Meeting agendas are posted approximately one week prior to the scheduled meeting with those meeting minutes being made available approximately one week following the meeting date.  For minutes prior to 2017 please contact the Planning & Development Department. Meeting packets are posted prior to the meeting.

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