Planning Commission


  • 6:30 pm
  • 4th Thursday of every month
  • Watertown City Hall
    309 Lewis Avenue S
    Watertown, MN 55388

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Don Hendricks
  • Jim Kasheimer
  • Jennifer O’Connell
  • Ali Parsons-Towle
  • Jim Rivord
  • Jim Sandquist
  • Elizabeth Schulze

Member Information

The Planning Commission for the City of Watertown is made up of seven appointed commissioners, and an ex-officio representative from Watertown Township.

About the Commission

The Planning Commission serves in an advisory role to the City Council in all matters related to:

  • Changes in Streets
  • Comprehensive Planning
  • Platting
  • Zoning
  • Other matters of a general planning nature

Planning Commission Vacancy

The City is currently accepting applications to serve on the Planning Commission. The Commission typically meets once per month and acts as an advisory board to the City Council on items pertaining to zoning, planning, growth, and comprehensive plan. Terms on the Commission are for 3 years. Complete the application (PDF) and email to Shane Fineran, City Administrator.

Applications & Deadlines

Planning and Zoning applications requiring review by the Planning Commission need to be submitted by the noted deadlines in order to be properly reviewed and noticed for public hearing if required. Review the following planning applications and forms. If you have questions about an application and supporting materials, process, or any other planning and zoning questions please contact 952-955-2681 or email Shane Fineran, City Administrator.


Application Submittal Date
Planning Commission Date
City Council Date
January 2, 2020January 23, 2020February 11, 2020
February 6, 2020February 27, 2020March 10, 2020
February 27, 2020March 19, 2020April 14, 2020
April 2, 2020April 23, 2020May 12, 2020
May 7, 2020    May 28, 2020June 9, 2020
June 4, 2020
June 25, 2020
July 14, 2020