Planning & Zoning Commission

The Buchanan County Zoning Commission meets in regular session at 7:00 PM on the first Tuesday of every month in the Buchanan County Public Health meeting room located at 1413 1st St W, Independence, Iowa.   The meetings are open to the public and anyone wishing to attend is welcome.

The Zoning Commission is a nine (9) member group of County residents whose purpose is to make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on applications to amend the Zoning Ordinance and the Official Zoning Maps.

The current Zoning Commission is as follows:

  • John Slattery, Chairperson
  • Jan Short, Vice-Chairperson
  • Marlene Brown
  • Kris Wilgenbusch
  • Jim Frye
  • Mike Robinson
  • Steve Saathoff
  • Bronson Wierck
  • Elena Schmitz