The Planning and Community Design Commission performs all duties of a Zoning or Planning Commission, including making reports and providing recommendations to the plan and development of the City.
The PCDC has adopted the Olivette Strategic Plan: Dynamic Sense of Place. The plan can be accessed via the following graphic:
Prescribed under Missouri law, the Commission performs all duties of a Zoning or Planning Commission, including making reports and providing recommendations to the plan and development of the City. The Commission oversees the implementation and updates to the City's Comprehensive Plan and Land Use Codes, including the Zoning Map, Zoning Regulations, Subdivision Ordinance, Floodplain Management, Sign Regulations, Stream Buffer Protection Regulations, Stormwater Management Plan, Community Design, Redevelopment, Fences, and Communication Towers.
The Commission also serves as the Board of Building Appeals. As the Board, the Commission shall interpret and hear the implementation or appeal of regulations regarding the City's Building Codes, including both the 2006 and 2015 versions of the ICC building codes. This includes the International Building Code, International Residential Code for one and two family dwellings, and International Property Maintenance Code.
Current projects include updating Olive Boulevard corridor design regulations and amending various sections of the City's Land Use regulations, including the City's zoning regulations as it relates to implementing the Olivette Strategic Plan.