T.C.A. 13-3-101. Hears and considers requests regarding zoning regulations, sets planning public hearings, etc. The Planning Commission has authority to adopt and enforce Subdivision Regulations, reviews and approves subdivision plats, reviews directly permitted commercial site plans, reviews and recommends rezonings and zoning text amendments, and is also responsible for long range planning for the County.
The Planning Commission has 12 members - 5 County Commissioners and 7 appointed at large. The County Mayor appoints members, subject to confirmation by the County Legislative Body. Appointments for at-large members are 4 years, and County Commissioner appointments are coterminous from election to election.
The Planning Commission meets regularly the 4th Thursday of each month.