Planning & Zoning Commission

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The powers of the Planning Zoning Commission include making surveys, studies, maps, plans, or charts of the City or of surrounding areas which have bearing upon Ames. The Council refers various plans to the Commission for their recommendation prior to making a Council decision. The Commission may recommend changes in zoning, offer advice relating to location of City facilities and streets, and may recommend a comprehensive plan for the City.

Meets regularly at 7:00 p.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of each month.

Current Planning & Zoning Commission Members

Carlton Basmajian
Matthew Converse
Jon Emery
Ruth Hulstrom
Anuprit Minhas
Doug Ragaller
Carol Spencer


  • P & Z Work Flow Schedule
  • Current Agenda and linked documentation
  • Archive of Previous Agendas and Minutes
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