Planning & Zoning Commission

Meetings

The Planning & Zoning Commission includes seven members, each having a five-year term. This commission regulates land use and development by reviewing new construction plans and plats and working with City staff to adopt and enforce zoning regulations. The commission meets on the second and last Monday of each month at 7:00 pm at Johnston City Hall.

The primary duties of the Commission include:

  • Review applications and make decisions on new commercial and residential developments such as subdivisions, retail, and office complexes that fit within the adopted comprehensive plan
  • Review and provide comments on street and park improvements
  • Develop the City’s long-term comprehensive plan for development

You can view the meeting schedule (PDF) and agendas and minutes online.

View the meeting schedule (PDF)

Members
The Planning and Zoning Commission includes seven members, each having a five-year term.

Planning and Zoning Commission members

There are seven members, each serving a five-year term.
  • David Johnson, term expires June 30, 2023
  • Jay Petersma, term expires June 30, 2024
  • Jennifer Pavlovec, term expires June 30, 2024
  • John Widtfeldt, term expires June 30, 2027
  • John Widtfeldt, term expires June 30, 2027
  • Lynzey Kenworthy, term expires June 30, 2026
  • Neil Shah, term expires June 30, 2025
  • Shannon Strickler, term expires June 30, 2026
  • Suresh Reddy, Council Liaison
To contact any member of the Planning and Zoning Commission, please contact city staff at 515-727-7778.