Purpose/Duties

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 the Planning and Development Director, Carrie Porter, at 440 775-7250.

Membership

Name Term
Jack Ford, Chair01/01/2021 - 12/31/2023
Mark Koza01/01/2022 - 12/31/2024
Deb Barman01/01/2021 - 12/31/2023
William Miller. Vice Chair01/01/2020 - 12/31/2022
Peter Crowley01/01/2022 - 12/31/2022
* represents terms that are limited as of 12/31/2022

A complete membership roster for all City of Oberlin boards and commissions can be found here.

Important Documents

Official Charge

Minutes & Agendas

Ohio Sunshine Laws

Conditional Use Permit

Site Plan Approval Process

Zoning Amendment Process-Old

Links

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