Community Development And Services

Planning Commission Overview


NOTICE FOR PUBLIC MEETING PARTICIPATION

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO THE COVID-19-RELATED RESTRICTIONS ON PUBLIC GATHERINGS AT THIS TIME, THERE WILL BE NO IN-PERSON ATTENDANCE AT PLANNING COMMISSION MEETINGS. HOWEVER, THERE WILL BE A MICROPHONE SET UP IN THE CITY HALL LOBBY FOR IN-PERSON COMMENT DURING PUBLIC HEARING ITEMS AND THE DESIGNATED PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD. ALL GOVERNOR ISSUED SOCIAL DISTANCING AND MASK MANDATES WILL BE ENFORCED.

These meetings will be conducted via web-based video and teleconferencing. This meeting is being conducted in conformance with the State of Nevada Executive Department Declaration of Emergency Directive 006, dated March 22, 2020, as extended by Emergency Directive 029, dated July 31, 2020, extending public meeting closures and restrictions for the duration of the current state of emergency, unless terminated by a subsequent directive or by operation of law associated with lifting the Declaration of Emergency. Please check www.cityofhenderson.com in advance of the meeting for updated closure information, public gathering restrictions and options for participation by electronic and telephonic means. If you desire to view or listen to these meetings, please visit the Planning Commission Meetings page.


The Planning Commission of the City of Henderson was created by ordinance on September 9, 1969.  The Commission consists of seven members, one appointed by each Councilperson and three appointed by the Mayor.  Their terms run with the Councilperson who appointed them; each time a Councilperson is elected or re-elected, a Commissioner is appointed/re-appointed.

There are also three ex-officio members who serve in an advisory capacity only and are not entitled to vote: a member of the City Council, the City Engineer, and City Attorney or their representative.

The Commission

Jerry Mansfield, Chairman
Jocelyn Holzwarth, Vice-Chairman
Joe Belingheri, Commissioner
George Bochanis, Commissioner
Bill Bokelmann, Commissioner
Michael Campbell, Commissioner
Jennifer Lewis, Commissioner

The Planning Commission holds regular monthly meetings, generally on the Thursday prior to the second regular City Council meeting. (See the Planning Commission Filing Schedule.)   Meetings are held in the City Council Chambers, 240 Water Street, at 4:00 p.m. and vary in length depending on the number of agenda items, the complexity of the applications, and the number of speakers during public hearings.

Prior to the meeting, public comment or comments relating to Planning Commission may be submitted by 5:30 p.m. the day before the scheduled meeting through Contact Henderson or can be submitted via email to (Planning Commission) cdcoordinators@cityofhenderson.com.  Be sure to include your name, zip code, and the agenda item number on which you are providing your comment, along with your comment. All comments will be added to the backup materials for the record.

Access the Staff Review and Planning Commission meeting agendas and back-up for previous and upcoming meeting dates.

For additional information, please contact the Community Development and Services Department at (702) 267-1500 or planner@cityofhenderson.com.