The City of Valley Center Planning and Zoning Board is composed of seven (7) members. Five (5) of the members live within the city limits of Valley Center and two (2) live within three (3) miles of the city's boundaries. The members of the Planning and Zoning Board are appointed by the mayor, with consent of the City Council. Board members serve three-year terms. The Planning and Zoning Board also serves as the Board of Zoning Appeals.
As the Planning and Zoning Board, the members are responsible for the orderly planning and development of Valley Center and the area within three miles of the community. They accomplish this by the adaptation of the Comprehensive Plan. The Planning and Zoning Board reviews and approves rezoning, regulations amendments, subdivision items, street vacations and special use applications. They also review and approve all projects that require site plan review before starting construction.
As the Board of Zoning Appeals, the members are responsible for the hearing and deciding upon appeals alleging an error of a decision, as well as applications for a variances or conditional uses.
The Planning and Zoning Board will meet on the following dates (only if there is business to conduct)
January 23 February 27 March 26 April 23 May 28 June 25 July 23 August 27 September 24 October 22 November 26 December 19
Prior to each meeting, a public notice detailing meeting agenda items will be published in The Ark Valley News newspaper. Agendas will also be posted on the City of Valley Center website prior to each meeting.
For zoning questions, please email Ryan Shrack, Community Development Director or call (316) 755-7310. You may also fill out our Citizens Request Tracker for Zoning Questions or Zoning Violations.