The five (5)-member Commission/Board is appointed by the Council to four (4)-year terms of office. The purpose of the Planning Commission is to advise City Council in matters pertaining to land use planning and development. The Commission is responsible for reviewing and making recommendations to City Council on such items as the Comprehensive Plan, rezonings, subdivisions, street and alley vacations, zoning ordinance amendments, special studies, etc. The Wetlands Board reviews all applications for development within the wetlands per the City Code of Hopewell. Meeting Time and Place: The Planning Commission meets on the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, Municipal Building, 300 N. Main St., Hopewell. If a work session is needed, it is generally held on the preceding Monday at 5:00 p.m. The Wetlands Board meets on call. Staffed by the Department of Development.
PLANNING COMMISSION/WETLANDS BOARD – COUNCIL APPOINTED – 4 YEAR TERM