The Planning Commission has numerous duties related to the physical development of the City. This includes Conditional and Similar Use Permits, Planning and Zoning Map Amendments and development plan review. Procedures and Board details can be found in Chapter 1105.03 of the Codified Ordinances of the City of Willoughby. Applications to appear before Planning Commission:
Conditional Use Permit
Similar Use Permit
Development Plan
Environmental Assessment Statement
Major Subdivision Preliminary Plat Approval
Major Subdivision Final Plat Approval
Minor Subdivision, Lot Split, Lot Line Adjustment
Request for Rezoning Application

The Planning Commission is composed of 5 members who are Willoughby residents, four appointed by the Mayor and one City Council member. The Planning Commission meets on the second and fourth Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm in Council Chambers, which is in the lower level of City Hall.

Current Members:

  • Steve Norris, Chairman
  • Mike Wildermuth, Vice Chairman
  • Jim Cook
  • Ken Kary
  • Ben Capelle

For more information, please contact Vicki Grinstead, Boards and Commissions Secretary at or 440.953.4334.