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Planning Commission

Structure

The Commission shall be comprised of five members, appointed by the Mayor, subject to the approval of the Town Council. Each of the members shall be at least 21 years of age, property owners in the Town of Georgetown and residents of the Town of Georgetown, with an interest in urban and rural planning and development. Members of the Planning Commission shall be appointed for a term of three years; provided, however, that upon the original appointments, all members of the previously constituted Planning Commission shall be appointed for the remainder of their current terms. All members shall be eligible for reappointment. Any member of the Planning Commission may be removed by a majority vote of the Mayor and Town Council for inefficiency, neglect of duty or malfeasance in office.

Meetings

Planning Commission meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Members

  • Linda Dennis - Chairman
  • Suraj "Sunny" Gyani
  • Larry Rohlfing
  • Steve Farrell

Planning Commission Vacancy

The Town of Georgetown has two (2) positions available to serve on the Planning Commission for a term of three (3) years expiring May 2024, and one (1) position available for the completion of a three-year term expiring June 2022. Each of the members shall be at least 21 years of age, and property owners and residents of the Town of Georgetown, with an interest in urban and rural planning and development, except that no more than one (1) non-resident of the Town may be a member of the Commission, and this non-resident member must be an owner or employee of a business, public institution, or industry operating in the Town. The Planning Commission addresses zoning, land use, and development issues within the Town of Georgetown. The Planning Commission conducts regular meetings on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m., in addition to any workshop sessions pertaining to special projects assigned by the Mayor and Council. If you are interested in a position please submit a letter no later than April 7, 2021. If you should have any additional questions, please contact the Planning Department at (302) 856-7391. This letter should be sent to the following address: Town of Georgetown Planning Department 37 The Circle Georgetown, DE 19947