The Monongalia County Planning Commission was established by Ordinance on March 18, 1999. The County Commission significantly revised this Ordinance on October 1, 2003 to comply with provisions of the State Planning Enabling Legislation.
The Planning Commission is charged with maintaining a comprehensive and continuous planning program within the unincorporated areas of Monongalia County through the establishment of Planning Districts. The Planning Commission serves in an advisory capacity to the County Commission by making recommendations concerning land use and land development planning. It is responsible for the general supervision of administrative staff, fiscal affairs, and tasks signed by the County Commission.
The Planning Commission also hears applications for Developments of Significant Impact, Map and Text Amendments, and Planned Unit Developments.
Members of the Planning Commission are appointed to three-year terms by the County Commission with a minimum of 5 members and a maximum of 15 members. Planning Commissioners are volunteer citizen planners dedicated to developing a shared vision for sustainable development in Monongalia County.
Membership Listing & Terms
Planning Commission Meetings