Overview and Function
- The New Hope Planning Commission consists of up to
nine members who serve three-year terms.
- The commission makes recommendations to the City Council on matters affecting zoning, platting, residential, commercial and industrial expansions and redevelopment, and public improvements.
- The Planning Commission has two sub-committees. The Codes and Standards subcommittee is responsible for reviewing text amendments to the city code. The Design and Review subcommittee meets with applicants to review site and building expansion projects before they come before the full commission.
- Jim Brinkman
- Scott Clark
- Greg Gehring
- Christopher Hanson
- Roger Landy
- Christopher McKenzie
- Tom Schmidt (Chair)
- Bill Smith
- Steve Svendsen
Agendas and Minutes
Planning Commission Meetings on Ch. 16
Regular Planning Commission meetings are broadcast live and rebroadcast on New Hope’s government access channel, Comcast cable Channel 16 (beginning in 2013).
Planning Commission meeting rebroadcasts:
- 10 a.m. on Monday and Tuesday
6 p.m. on Wednesday and Friday
Rebroadcasts begin the day after a regular meeting originally airs and continue until another Planning Commission meeting is held.
On Demand Video
Video of regular Planning Commission meetings is available online. The streamed video is hosted on the Northwest Community Television website. The video is linked to a meeting agenda and viewers may go directly to whatever portion of the meeting interests them.
Planning Commission Schedule
For a “best case” timeline that planning applicants can expect for review of their project, please view:
To submit an application for Planning Commission and City Council review, please complete the form below. Paperwork should be submitted to the Community Development Department: