Planning Commission

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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Members

Overview

The Washington Parish Planning Commission was created in 2006 by the Washington Parish Council (Ordinance 06-379). The Planning Commission is made up of 7 members: seven members appointed by the Parish Council. Terms will be as follows:

  • Three appointees shall serve three year terms
  • Two appointees shall serve four year terms
  • Two appointees shall serve five year terms

If a vacancy occurs otherwise than by expiration of the term, it shall be filled by the original appointing authority for the unexpired term.

The powers and duties of the Parish Planning Commission shall be as provided by law, particularly as set forth in LA R.S. 33: 106 et seq., except that no master plan is or shall be required as a matter of law for the unincorporated areas of the parish within the jurisdiction of the Parish Planning Commission. The Washington Parish Council will retain the authority to approve and enforce the regulations recommended by the Parish Planning Commission. The Washington Parish Council will retain the authority to approve and enforce the regulations recommended by the parish planning commission.

Resources

View the Ordinance 06-379 website.

View the Comprehensive Development Plan (DOCX).