Joint Planning Commission

Office Hours

By appointment Applications, fees, and correspondence can be placed in the lockbox outside of the Planning & Zoning Office.

Phone

(402) 604-1357

Address

Merrick County Planning & Zoning
PO Box 27
Central City, NE 68826

Email

hcam@hamilton.net

Links

Zoning Administrator

Applications & Fees

Regulations

Board of Adjustment

The purpose of the Joint Planning Commission is to provide for planning related services for Merrick County, and the villages of Chapman, Palmer, and Silver Creek. It is responsible for the development, maintenance, and implementation of the Comprehensive Plan, administration of the development review process, and administration of land use regulations established in the zoning and subdivision ordinances. The Joint Planning Commission includes nine members who are appointed by the County Supervisors.

The Joint Planning Commission meets the fourth Thursday of every month as needed. The meetings are held at 7:00pm at the Merrick County Courthouse, Central City, Nebraska. If you have an interest in serving on the Planning Commission, please contact the Zoning Administrator for more information.

Planning Commission Member
Lynn Wiegert – Chair
Jess Brandes – Vice Chair
Liz Gamblin
Kelly Wichmann
Chris Starostka
Rick Harrahill
Linda Riblett
Pat Robinson
Vacant
Area
Grand Island
Central City
Chapman
Palmer
Silver Creek
Palmer
Central City
Silver Creek
Clarks
Term Expires
January 2022
January 2022
January 2022
January 2022
January 2023
January 2023
January 2023
January 2024
January 2024