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: Nine 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.