Planning & Zoning Commission

Meetings

  • 6 pm
  • 1st Tuesday of every month
  • Due to the State Public Health Orders regarding COVID-19, the meetings are being held remotely via GoToMeeting in compliance with the NM Open Meetings Act. Review each meeting's legal notice in News & Announcements to obtain the meeting details.
  • Grant County Administration Center
    Highway 180 E
    Commissioners Meeting Room
    Silver City, NM 88061

All meetings and work sessions are noticed in the newspaper and open to the public. Copies of the agenda are available at the Community Development Department on the second floor of the City Hall Annex. Meetings are broadcast on Community Access Television Silver (CATS) television station.

Notices, Agendas & Minutes

Minutes are posted here after they are approved.

Minutes are typically approved at the next regularly scheduled meeting of the council, commission or board involved.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

The Planning and Zoning Commission is currently chaired by:
Nick Siebel, Chairperson
Term expires: November 30, 2020
Email Nick Siebel

Open positions are advertised in the local newspaper approximately one month prior to the expiration of the position.

Overview

The Town of Silver City’s Planning and Zoning Commission fills an important role in the Town’s development and maintenance of fair, consistent and prudent land use policies.

Member Appointment

The Town of Silver City Code Appendix C (Land Use and Zoning Code of 2010), Article 6, Sections 6.1.1 A) and 6.1.1 A)1) Planning and Zoning Commission states there shall be a Planning and Zoning Commission consisting of five members, all of whom shall be appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Town Council, and shall reside within the Town.

Commission members shall be appointed for terms of two years, but may continue to serve until their successors have been appointed. All appointees shall be "at-large", but the Mayor shall make reasonable attempts to appoint members from each of the four voting districts of the Town. A vacancy in the membership of the Commission shall be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term.

Open Positions

Currently there is one open position on the Planning and Zoning Commission. If you are interested, please complete the Application for decision-making commissions and review the Overview of NM Governmental Conduct Act and NM Statute 10-16-1 Governmental Conduct with 2011 Amendment. Please return the completed application to the Town Clerk by email at townclerk@silvercitynm.gov or by mail at Town of Silver City, Attn: Town Clerk, P.O. Box 1188, Silver City, NM 88062. If you have questions, please call the Town Clerk at 575-534-6346.