The City of Hernando Planning Commission is established with the powers and duties to authorize, in specific cases, variances from the terms of the City of Hernando’s Zoning Ordinance. The Commission ensures that the variance requests are not contrary to the public interest, and provides relief from unnecessary hardships.
The Planning Commission’s responsibilities also extends to issuing Conditional Use Permits. During this process, the Commissioners may impose conditions and safeguards to protect the General Development Plan and to conserve and protect property in the surrounding neighborhood.
In addition to authorizing conditional uses, the Planning Commission is tasked with providing recommendations to the Mayor and Board of Aldermen concerning subdivisions, zoning amendments, planned unit developments, Zoning Ordinance, and the General Development Plan.
The City of Hernando Planning Commission meets on the second Tuesday of each month. Meetings are held in the Board Room of City Hall at 6:00 p.m.
The filing deadline for Planning Commission submittal is the Friday immediately following the second Tuesday of each month. Applications should be completed and filed online at My Government Online (www.mygovernmentonline.org).
The following forms must be completed and filed with any application to the Planning Commission: