Planning Commission

What We Do

The Planning Commission reviews and updates the Comprehensive Plan and Capital Improvement Program, as well as city and state projects. The Commission also reviews private and public development plans for compliance with adopted codes and plans. The Commission also functions as the Board of Adjustment in reviewing variances and code interpretations.

Planning Commission Contact Information

The public is invited and encouraged to participate in all matters brought before the Planning Commission. Timely written material (submitted no later than noon, the Friday before the hearing) should be sent to the email, above, for distribution to the Commissioners.

Related Information

Planning Commissioners

Michael LeVine, Chair
Nathaniel Dye, Vice-Chair
Paul Voelckers, Clerk
Travis Arndt, Assistant Clerk
Ken Alper
Mandy Cole
Daniel Hickok
Erik Pedersen
Josh Winchell

Subcommittees of the Planning Commission

Title 49 Committee
Review of updates and changes to Title 49, the Land Use Code

Subdivision Review Committee
Review of Major Subdivisions for conformance prior to public hearing

Auke Bay Ad Hoc Committee
Updates in zoning and land use in the Auke Bay area based on the direction of the Auke Bay Area Plan

Governance Committee
Updates to rules of the Planning Commission

Document Archives

Minutes & Agendas (2011-2014)

Staff Reports (2011-2014)

Notices of Public Hearings (2011-2014)

Notices of Decision (2011-2014)

For older records, please contact CDD directly

Notice of Appeals

Notice of Protests

  • Case: AME2015 0001 – Description: Protest of Planning Commission’s Recommendation to Deny a Rezone. Request to Change 5.13 Acres from Industrial to Mixed Use

  • Case: AME2015 0002 – Description: Protest of Planning Commission’s Recommendation to Deny a Rezone. Request to Change 4.5 Acres from Waterfront Industrial to Industrial

  • Case: AME2015 0005 – Description: Protest of Planning Commission’s Recommendation to Deny a Rezone. Request to Change 19.71 Acres from D-5 to a Mix of D-18 and Light Commercial

Invitation to Comment

Two Weeks or Earlier

Your comments to the Planner will be included in the staff report.

The Week Prior to Hearing

Your comments will be sent to Commissioners to read along with the staff report in preparation for hearing.

Hearing Date and Time

You may testify at the hearing in City Hall’s Assembly Chambers, 155 S. Seward Street, Juneau.

Day After Hearing

The results of the hearing will be posted online.

Phone: 907.586.0715 · Email:

Mail: Community Development, 155 s. Seward Street, Juneau AK 99801

Meetings, Minutes & Agendas

The schedule below is for regular Planning Commission meetings. For subcommittee meetings or special meetings, please select your choice in “Meeting Type”.

Meeting Schedule

The Planning Commission meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in Assembly Chambers at City Hall. You can find the schedule and the minutes and agendas in the section below.