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Below are links to the 2023 Development Regulation Drafts being reviewed at the February 2nd  Planning Commission meeting:

Article XI Permits & Procedures

Article IX Special Provisions

Article VIII Landscaping

Permitted Use Table

Article VII Development Performance Standards

Lot Requirements

Article XIV Definitions

Article X Accessory & Temporary Uses

Article XII Appeals; Variances; Sp. Exception; Sp. Development

Article XV Sign Regulations

Article XVI Subdivision Site

Below is a list of 2022 Development Code revisions recommended for approval by the Planning Commission at it's December 1, 2022 meeting.  Review by Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners will be announced.

Article V Historic Resource Cons Regs

Article III Est. Regulation of Zoning Districts

Article II Administration and Enforcement

Article VI Environmental Regulations


Role

The Planning Commission makes recommendations on petitions for rezoning, amendments to the Development Regulations and amendments to the Comprehensive Plan.  The Planning Commission renders final decisions on subdivision and site development plans and makes recommendations on all annexation proposals prior to submission to the Town Board for the requisite public hearing.  The Planning Commission meets on the first Thursday of the month, 7:00 at Town Hall located 39 N. Hickory Avenue, when action is required. 

2021 Annual Report

Composition

The Planning Commission consists of five members appointed for five-year terms by the Board of Town CommissionersMembers must be residents of the Town.

Current Commission

Lois Kissinger Kelly, Chair
Pete Schlehr, Vice Chair
Phil Raub
Keith Powell
Don Coates
Daniel Gray, Alternate

Focus

The primary focus of the Planning Commission is to guide the development and growth of the Town and preserve the character of the community.   The Planning Commission is charged with monitoring growth and development in the town. All site plans, subdivisions and rezoning requests are reviewed by the Planning Commission to assure compliance with town codes. The group also conducts special studies as needed on growth management needs, including traffic studies, water and sewer plans, etc.  The Planning Commission prepares the Town’s Comprehensive Plan.  Powers & Duties 

 For more information about volunteering for this commission, call 410-638-4540.