April 17, 2013
Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting
921 Thatcher Blvd., Safford, Arizona 85546
First Floor Assembly Room, General Services Building
2013 Meeting Schedule
NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETINGS OF THE
GRAHAM COUNTY PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION
Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02(F), notice is hereby given to the members of the Graham County Planning & Zoning Commission and to the general public that the Planning & Zoning Commission will hold regular meetings on the third Wednesday of the month, as needed, in 2011. The meetings will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will be held in the General Services Building, 921 Thatcher Blvd., Safford, Arizona.
A hard copy of the agenda for the meeting will be available at the Planning & Zoning Office at the above address at least twenty-four hours in advance of the meeting.
The Board of Supervisors hears Planning & Zoning
issues every third Monday of each month as needed.
Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02, the Graham County Planning & Zoning Commission hereby states that all Notices of the meetings of the Planning & Zoning Commission and any of its committees and subcommittees will be posted in the lobbies of the Graham County General Services Building, 921 Thatcher Blvd., and Graham County Court House, 800 W. Main Street, Safford, Arizona. Both locations are open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except legal holidays. Such notices will indicate the date, time and place of the meeting and will include an agenda or information concerning the manner in which the public may obtain an agenda for the meeting.
A.R.S. §11-802 states, “The Board of Supervisors…shall plan and provide for the future growth and improvement of its area of jurisdiction…and…form a planning and zoning commission to consult with and advise it regarding matters of planning, zoning, and subdivision platting…” A.R.S. §11-806 indicates, “The Commission shall act in an advisory capacity to the Board of Supervisors and may, from time to time, and shall, when requested by the Board, make a report or recommendation in connection with any matter relating to the development of the County…” “The Commission shall prepare and recommend to the Board a comprehensive plan of the area of jurisdiction…to conserve the natural resources of the County, to insure efficient expenditure of public funds, and to promote the public health, safety, convenience, and general welfare of the public.” A.R.S. §11-821 – “The Commission shall formulate and adopt a comprehensive long-term county plan for the development of land…with the general purpose of guiding and accomplishing a coordinated and harmonious development of the area of jurisdiction.”
Planning and Zoning Hearing Application
The Planning and Zoning Commission shall consider an application to schedule a public hearing at the next regularly scheduled meeting, if the completed application is received at least ten (10) working days prior to the next scheduled meeting. Call Graham County Planning and Zoning for further clarification at (928) 428-0410. The application can be obtained here or at the Graham County Planning and Zoning office in the General Services Building at 921 W. Thatcher Blvd., Safford, AZ 85546 or by calling (928) 428-0410.