Planning and Zoning Board

  • 7:00 PM
  • Fourth Tuesday of the month (except for December, which takes place on the third Thursday)
  • City Hall, 121 S. Meridian Ave. 


are available prior to the meetings. 

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Minutes are also available following approval. 

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Term Expiration
Steve Conway In-City April 2023
Gary Janzen In-City April 2025
Toby Meadows Out-of-City April 2023
Scot Phillips Out of-City April 2025
Rick Shellenbarger In-City April 2024
Brian Shelton In-City April 2023
Paul Spranger In-City April 2024


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 conditional 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 special uses.

2022 Calendar

The Planning and Zoning Board will meet on the following dates (only if there is business to conduct):

January 25
February 22
March 22
April 26
May 24
June 28
July 26
August 23
September 27
October 25
November 22
December 15

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.

Additional Information

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.