Planning Commission (CPC)
The Planning Commission serves as both an advisory board to the City Council and acts as the final approval authority on certain land use matters. The Planning Commission has the general purpose of:
"Guiding and accomplishing a coordinated, well adjusted and harmonious development of the City and its environs."
Planning Commission meetings are quasi-judicial and the Commissioners hear such items as:
- Major and Minor Conditional Use Permits
- Major and Minor Development Plans
- Major and Minor Subdivision Requests
- Rezoning Requests
- Vacation of Easement, Right-of-Way, and Plat Requests
- Zoning Variance Requests\
Manitou Springs Code Update
The Planning Commission is actively supporting the Municipal Zoning & Subdivision Code Rewrite project. For more information, visit the project webpage.
Regular Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month in City Council Chambers (606 Manitou Avenue) at 6:00 PM.
Meetings are quasi-judicial and are open to the public. Please email the ADA Coordinator if you need special assistance attending a meeting. You may also call 719-685-2554.
|Member Name||Position||Term Expiration|
|Bryant "Tip" Ragan||Commissioner||12/31/2022|
|Whitney Lewis||Alternate Commissioner||12/31/2023|
|Stephen Graybill||Alternate Commissioner||12/31/2026|
|Julie Wolfe||City Council Liaison||N/A|
|Dylan Becker||Staff Liaison||N/A|
Apply for Membership
The Planning Commission consists of seven regular members and up to three alternate members. Commissioners serve a four (4) year term. All members are intended to be representative of the various demographics of the City including backgrounds such as:
- Urban/Regional/Town Planning
- Real Estate Expertise
- Survey Experience
- Law/Legal Expertise
- And more!
City Council appoints members to the Planning Commission. To apply for an appointment, send an Application for Board Membership, a letter of interest, and a resume and/or statement of qualifications to the City Clerk.