Planning Commission

Board Overview:

The Hagerstown Planning Commission is responsible for guiding the City's growth and to ensure that development occurs in appropriate areas in an orderly and efficient manner compliant with the adopted Comprehensive Plan of the City of Hagerstown.  The Commission reviews all site plans and subdivision proposals within the corporate limits of the City of Hagerstown and makes recommendations to the Mayor & City Council on rezoning requests, ordinance amendments, and comprehensive plan updates.

Members:


The commission consists of seven members. One of these may be an ex-officio member (a member of the City Council). Each member serves a five-year term.

Member
Term Expires
The Honorable Shelley McIntire - Ex Officio

Christina Davis October 31, 2024
Colin Ploscaru May 30, 2024
James Stone June 30, 2023
Ronald Thomas  May 1, 2021
Judy Wheeler  July 31, 2023
Douglas Wright  May 1, 2021

Meetings:

The Planning Commission meets twice each month, at 4:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday and at 7:00 p.m. on the last Wednesday.
2020 PC Meeting Schedule

In response to the Mayor's declaration of a Civil Emergency, all upcoming Planning Commission meetings will be held virtually through Zoom meeting software. 

For regular meetings, Planning Commission members and meeting participants will be provided with a specific meeting ID prior to the meeting. This meeting ID is required in order to join the meeting as a participant. For public review meetings and other public meetings where public participation is required, the meeting ID will be published on the meeting agenda posted in the section below. Here are the instructions for joining a Planning Commission meeting on Zoom:

 All meetings will be streamed live through PCAD Hagerstown's Facebook and YouTube accounts. All members of the public are welcome to view meetings through these platforms, but may only participate in public meetings through Zoom with the published meeting ID.


Agendas, Minutes & Annual Reports:


Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
Most Recent Agenda | View All

Agenda Materials for April 1, 2020:

Amendment to Rules of Procedure to Address State of Emergency

Development Review:
Planning Commission Business:
  • Case No. A-2020-01 – 55 West Oak Ridge Drive Annexation – Recommendation on Appropriateness of Zoning and on Annexation Plan
  • Case No. A-2020-02 – 18300, 18306, 18345 Col. Henry K. Douglas Drive Annexation – Recommendation on Appropriateness of Zoning and on Annexation Plan
  • Case No. A-2020-03 – 17111, 17145, and 17225-17239 Cole Road Annexation – Recommendation on Appropriateness of Zoning and on Annexation Plan
  • Case No. A-2020-04 – 17280, 17270, 17276 Valley Mall Road Annexation – Recommendation on Appropriateness of Zoning and on Annexation Plan

Minutes are also available following approval.
Most Recent Minutes | View All

Annual reports give a break down of the Planning Commission's projects.
Most Recent Report | View All

Applying:


Should you be interested in applying to serve as a volunteer committee member for the Hagerstown Planning Commission, please fill out the Boards and Commissions Resume of Interest Form.