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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 https://www.manitouspringsgov.com/631/_Manitou-Springs-Code-Update
Chelsea StrombergSenior PlannerPhone: (719) 685-4398
Erin RingsredPlanner IIPhone: 719-685-4398
Kelsey LanhamPlanning TechnicianPhone: (719) 685-4398
Hannah Van NimwegenPlanning DirectorPhone: (719) 685-2550
CPC meets every month, on the second Wednesday at 5:30pm. The board meets in-person at City Hall and streams their meetings to YouTube and over ZOOM. Public comment is only allowed in-person.
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.
Please note: the Planning Commission is now accepting public comment on non-agenda items at the beginning of every regular meeting.
Click this link to view live and recorded meetings of the Planning Commission.
Agendas & Minutes
Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes
|Whitney Lewis||Alternate Commissioner|
|Connie Brachtenbach||Alternate Commissioner|
|Stephen Graybill||Alternate Commissioner|
|Julie Wolfe||City Council Liaison|
|Hannah Van Nimwegen-McGuire||Staff Liaison|
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.