Planning Commission

The Planning Committee is an advisory body that reviews, researches and makes recommendations on issues related to site plans, subdivisions, land use and zoning.

Meetings

  • 6:00 pm
  • Semi-monthly on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays
  • City Hall Council Chambers
    1670 Stieger Lake Lane
    Victoria, MN 55386

Members

Appointed for three-year terms and may be reappointed for additional terms. Members may also be appointed to fill the remaining term of a retiring member.

  • Jerret Coon, Appointed April 1, 2019
    Term expires March 31, 2022
  • Greg Evansky, Appointed April 1, 2021
    Term expires March 31, 2024
  • John Iverson, Chair, Appointed April 1, 2019
    Term expires March 31, 2022
  • Laura Moore, Appointed April 1, 2020
    Term expires March 31, 2023
  • Julie Murray, Appointed April 1, 2021
    Term expires March 31, 2024
  • Christian Pederson, Vice Chair, Appointed December 14, 2020
     Term expires March 31, 2022
  • Terry Schwarting, Appointed April 1, 2020
    Term expires March 31, 2023
  • Alternate members:

  • Alternate 1: Kristen Thoreson, Appointed April 1, 2021
  • Alternate 2: Jay Nebben, Appointed April 1, 2021

Responsibilities

The Victoria Planning Commission acts as the board of adjustments and appeals and shall have the power and duty of hearing and deciding, subject to review by the city council on certain appeals or requests.

  • Hear and decide appeals where it is alleged that there is an error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by an administrative officer in the enforcement of Victoria city ordinances.
  • Interpret the boundary lines between zoning districts when such questions arise and interpret the provisions of Victoria city ordinances in such a way as to carry out its intent and purpose.
  • Hear requests for variances from the literal provisions of city code to instances where their strict enforcement would cause undue hardship because of circumstances unique to the individual property under consideration.

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