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Term of Appointment: January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2024
Qualifications for Candidates: Must be 18 years of age. See Section 1.09.00 of the Dayton Municipal Code
for more information regarding Dayton Planning Commission requirements.
Deadline for Applications: Until vacancy is filled
Submit Applications to: PO Box 339, Dayton OR 97114
or via online form
If You Have Questions Contact: Cyndi Park, Planning Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org
Dayton Municipal Code
1.09.01 Planning Commission
(A) There is a City planning commission with five members
appointed by the mayor with the approval of the Council. Not
more than one member may reside outside of the City.
(B) The commission will represent a range of professions, and contain
no more than two members who are engaged in the same kind of
occupation, business, trade or profession. At least one member,
but no more than two, may be engaged principally in buying,
selling, or developing real estate.
1.09.02 Term of Office
Each member of the commission serves a four-year term, unless removed
by the Council.
Each January the commission will elect a chair and a vice-chair who will
serve until successors are elected.
(A) The commission has the powers and duties assigned to it by this
code, ordinances, resolutions, and state law. The commission
conducts public hearings, advises Council on land use issues and
priorities, and makes quasi-judicial land use decisions and
legislative recommendations to the Council.
(B) The commission also performs the following functions:
(1) Provides the budget committee and the Council with
recommended policy directions regarding capital
improvement programming and management strategies;
provides the opportunity for citizen participation in the
annual capital improvement planning process; develops a
process and set of standards for capital improvement
(2) Recommends to the Council plans and policies for growth
management and enhancement of the City including:
(a) Proposed comprehensive plan amendments to
implement functional plans, the Regional
Framework Plan and various City-initiated land
use related growth management proposals.
(b) Matters related to the implementation and periodic
update of the Dayton Community Development
Plan, including findings, procedures, policies, and
(c) Proposals of citizen advisory committees and task
forces related to land use issues, priorities, and
decisions, and plan amendments and makes
recommendations to the Council on these
The commission holds meetings as necessary at the fire hall. A majority
of the members of the commission constitutes a quorum.
1.09.06 Staff Assistance
The manager assigns staff as necessary to assist City commissions and
The City of Dayton will provide inclusive, responsive, efficient, and ethical municipal government services to facilitate the health, safety, and livability of our community.
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