Planning + Zoning Commission

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Planning and Zoning Commission Term Expires
Seat A Colleen Denbrock, Chair 12/31/2019
Seat B Kaitlin Vadla 12/31/2020
Seat D Jenny Smithwick Aley, Vice Chair 12/31/2018
Seat E Joyce Cox 12/31/2019
Seat F Pamela Parker 12/31/2020
Seat G David Blossom 12/31/2020

Staff: John Czarnezki, City Planner N/A
Staff: Bryan Taylor, Associate Planner N/A

The Planning and Zoning Commission is an advisory group to the Soldotna City Council on issues and activities related to planning, land use regulation, and community development in general. The Commission also advises the Kenai Peninsula Borough Planning Commission on all platting matters within the city limits.  Their duties include: preparing and updating a comprehensive plan for the city; reviewing land use permits such as conditional use, site plan, and variance applications; and making recommendations to the City Council on proposed amendments to the zoning map and land use code.

The body consists of seven commissioners who are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council.  Members serve staggered three-year terms.

The public is welcome to attend any meeting of the Commission and participate at opportunities for public comments on the agenda. Upcoming agendas are published in the Peninsula Clarion, on the notice board at the front entrance of City Hall, and on the City's web site.  Agendas can also be accessed by clicking on individual meetings on the calendar below.

To place an item on an upcoming agenda or for more information, please contact John Czarnezki, City Planner at 907.262.9107.

To view or research previous actions of the Planning & Zoning Commission, please visit the archives website.

Planning + Zoning Commission Meeting Calendar

Planning & Zoning Commission Meetings are held on the first  Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted in the calendar below.Please click on individual meetings to access more information, including agendas.

Public Hearing and Marijuana Work Session

                                                                        CITY OF SOLDOTNA
                                                                Planning & Zoning Commission
                                                                      Notice of Public Hearing
                                                                          December 6, 2017


5:30 p.m. – Regular Meeting

Work Session Immediately Following The
Regular Meeting: Marijuana Regulations

The Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a public
hearing on December 6, 2017 on the following item(s)− Resolution PZ 2017-015 – A Resolution of the Planning and Zoning Commission granting a Conditional Use Permit for the Phase VI expansion and renovation project of the Central Peninsula Hospital. The property is zoned Institutional, is located at 250 Hospital Place, and is legally described as T 05N R 10W SEC 29 Seward Meridian KN 2017033 DOC ISAAK SUB LOT 1B.


Planning & Zoning Commission meetings commence at
5:30 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chamber, 177 N. Birch St., Soldotna, Alaska. All interested persons are invited to attend and participate in the public discussion. Written comments may be sent to the Planning & Zoning Commission, c/o John Czarnezki, 177 North Birch Street, Soldotna, AK 99669 or email to For further information, visit the City’s website at or call the Planning Department at 907-262-9107

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