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Planning Commission


The Planning Commission holds public hearings on a wide variety of development issues, including zoning, platting, conditional use permits and variances. In addition, it develops long-range plans to guide the physical development of the community through a comprehensive planning process.

Roles and duties

The Planning Commission has an important role in reviewing new developments to be sure they meet the zoning and land use regulations of the City. Planning commission members are often the first to see details on new businesses, new buildings, and projects proposed for development.
The commission:
  • Holds public hearings
  • Reviews  development items, new housing projects and the comprehensive plan
  • Makes recommendations to the City Council on whether or not to approve projects or plans


Nine residents representing the city at-large


One staff liaison, one City Council liaison


Three years


Second and fourth Wednesday of every month, 7:00 p.m.

Time commitment (approximate)

Twelve hours per month

Televised and streamed meetings

The meetings are televised live on Cable TV on Channel 16 and also web streamed.

View agendas and watch the meetings

Application deadlines and hearing dates

Applications are due on the first business day of the month by 5 p.m.

The Planning Commission meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month. The City Council meets on the 4th Monday of the month.

The applicant or a designated representative is required to attend the Planning Commission and City Council meetings.

Deadline date Planning Commission public hearing date City Council date
12/01/17 01/10/18 01/22/18
01/02/18 02/14/18 02/26/18
02/01/18 03/14/18 03/26/18
03/01/18 04/11/18 04/23/18
04/02/18 05/09/18 05/29/18
05/01/18 06/13/18 06/25/18
06/01/18 07/11/18 07/23/18
07/02/18 08/08/18 08/27/18
08/01/18 09/12/18 09/24/18
09/04/18 10/10/18 10/22/18
10/01/18 11/14/18 11/26/18
11/01/18 12/12/18 To be determined
12/03/18 01/09/19 01/28/19

All dates are subject to change. Please verify dates with the Planning Division. A second hearing may have to be scheduled depending on the number of items submitted.

Commission members

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NameJob TitlePhoneContact
*Sherman, Cindy Planning Director 763-493-8051 
Hanson, Amy Planning Commissioner  
Husain, Syed Planning Commissioner  
Jacobson, Lisa Council Member / EDA Commissioner East District 763-493-8146 
Kiekow, John Planning Commissioner  
Kisch, Michael Planning Commissioner  
Mersereau, Michelle Planning Commissioner  
Mohamed, Hassanen Planning Commissioner  
Morton-Spears, Marshell Planning Commissioner  
Vosberg, Carol Planning Commissioner  
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Contact us

City Hall

5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park, MN 55443
View map and directions to City Hall


Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone and email

Contact the Planning Commission


July 11, 2018
July 25, 2018


Wednesday, June 13, 2018
June 13, 2018 Planning Commission
Agenda / Packet

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
May 9, 2018 Planning Commission Meeting
Agenda / Packet

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
April 11, 2018 Planning Commission meeting
Packet / Agenda / Video

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