The Commission holds public hearings pertaining to the plan, design, location, removal, relocation, widening, extension, and vacation of streets, parkways, playgrounds and other public places; the approval of plats for subdivision of land; and the zoning of the City for any lawful purpose. The Commission endeavors to formulate plans for the future physical development of the City. For more information concerning the duties of the Planning Commission please view the official charge below.

Meeting Times

Please refer to the City of Oberlin Calendar of Events for official dates.

Contact Us

For more information please contact Planning Commission secretary, Marissa Toothman at 440 775-7182.


Name AddressTerm
* represents terms that are limited as of 12/31/2018
Matt Adelman240 Elm Street01/01/2018 - 12/31/2020
Eric Gaines335 N. Prospect Street01/01/2016 - 12/31/2018
Peter Crowley134 W. Lincoln Street01/01/2018 - 12/31/2020
Don Bryant230 Morgan Street 01/01/2017 - 12/31/2019
Anthony Mealy328 S. Professor Street01/01/2017 - 12/31/2019

A complete list of board and commission members can be found here.

Important Documents

Official Charge

Minutes & Agendas

Conditional Use Permit

Site Plan Approval Process 

Zoning Amendment Process-Old 


Questions related to the application process for City board and commission appointments should be directed to the Oberlin Clerk of Council’s Office