Open Seat on Painesville Planning Commission

At the Thursday, September 8 Painesville Planning Commission meeting, member Ray Sternot announced his resignation from the commission effective September 9, 2022. Sternot was appointed in January 2017 with his term set to end in December 2023. To fill the vacancy, City Council must appoint a Planning Commission representative for the remainder of Sternot’s term.
Those interested in applying for the position must be a Painesville City resident for at least one year, be a registered voter in Lake County, and hold no other elected public office or have any contract or employment with the City of Painesville. Resumes and letters of interest should be submitted to the Clerk of Council, Samantha Danielson, at [email protected] or mailed to 7 Richmond Street, P.O. Box 601, Painesville, Ohio 44077 by October 23.
The Painesville City Planning Commission is responsible for conditional use permits, site plans, platting or subdivision of land, amendments to the Zoning Code and improvements to public land. Public meetings are held once a month, the second Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m., to review submitted material. The Planning Commission functions as the decision-making body for housing and commercial project applications for new construction, remodels and conditional use permits. The Commission also acts as an advisory board to the City Council on all planning and development issues. The Commission's actions are final but can be appealed to City Council, which can uphold the Commission's decision, overturn it, modify it or send it back for further study.