City of Independence, Missouri

City Planning Commission


The duties of the commission are to prepare and recommend to the City Council a master plan for physical development; regulations governing the subdivision, and zoning plan or ordinances; to make recomendations to the Council on approval or disapproval of plats, and to submit to the City Manager a list of recommended public improvements.

Membership Information

The City Council shall appoint seven members, each to four (4) year terms to expire on July 1. The Mayor and City Manager shall also be ex-officio members to serve in a liaison capacity.


Ashbaugh, Eric Chair 07/01/2020
Dreher, Richard 07/01/2023
Ferguson, Virginia 07/01/2022
McClain, Cindy Vice-Chair 07/01/2020
Preston, Billie 07/01/2021
Walker, ZachCity Manager 
Weir, EileenMayor 
Weir, Joe 07/01/2021
Wiley, Heather 07/01/2023

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