The Commission consists of five members appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Council. The members of the Commission must reside in the City and are appointed for five year terms, with the exception of the council member, who serves a term corresponding with the member’s official tenure on the Council.
Ross W. Albers, Esq.
Kevin W. Beaver
Thomas J. Rio
Councilmember Benjamin Yingling, Ex-Officio
About the Commission
The Westminster Planning and Zoning Commission educates the public, cooperates and coordinates with local and county governmental agencies on all aspects of planning, including the Comprehensive Plan and Capital Improvement Program, and makes recommendations on proposed zoning ordinances and amendments, and land use regulations. The Westminster Planning and Zoning Commission acts in a decision-making capacity with respect to site plans, subdivision plans, and sign applications pursuant to State Law and City Code.