Membership consists of 7 members appointed to 3-year overlapping terms. Duties: Conducts public hearings and makes recommendations on all land use petitions filed with the village which, by state statute, require said hearings. Recommends updates to the village's Comprehensive Plan. Reviews zoning and subdivision regulations for conformance with the Comprehensive Plan.
The Plan Commission hears all land use petitions in the Village of Deerfield and is made up of 7 volunteers who are all Deerfield residents. Plan Commission public hearings are where land use petitions are considered in great detail and where detailed testimony takes place.
The Plan Commission holds public hearings for:
Amendments to the Comprehensive Plan
Other Land Use Issues
Planned Unit Developments
The Plan Commission is a recommending body to the Board of Trustees. When considering a request, the Plan Commission considers its standards, the Comprehensive Plan, the petitioner’s proposal and public input, and makes a recommendation to the Board of Trustees. The Board considers the Plan Commission’s recommendation and makes a final decision.