Purpose: The Planning Commission, as the LPA, is obligated to interpret and advise the County Commission on the adoption of and amendments to the Comprehensive Plan, as well as land use applications filed, pursuant to state statute or existing county ordinances.
Requirements: 9 voting members
Must be Sarasota County resident for at least two years
One additional non-voting member appointed by the School Board
Required to file financial disclosure
Term: Four Years
Meetings: Twice monthly — First and third Thursday at 6:30 p.m.; special meetings as needed