Planning Commission Members Needed

Date Posted: Thursday, May 14th, 2020

Planning Commission Members Needed

The Town of Townsend is seeking residents to serve as volunteers on the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission works with residents and is an advisory board to the Mayor and Council.

The Commission oversees the comprehensive planning process, helping to determine aims and ambitions of our community, including reviewing land use, zoning, planning and development applications. The Planning Commission also is responsible to update and prepare a draft Comprehensive Plan for review by the residents, Mayor and Council.

Specific information on the Planning Commission can be found at:

Members of the Planning Commission are appointed by the Mayor and Council. Members  are expected to participate in monthly meetings on the second Wednesday of each month unless otherwise posted.

Come share your knowledge and ideas to better our community. If interested, send a letter of interest to Please provide a statement of why you wish to be appointed to the Planning Commission and relevant experience you may have.   You must be a resident of the Town of Townsend to be considered.