Coweta Planning Commission
Meets on the 4th Monday of each month at the Coweta City Hall Council Chamber located at 310 South Broadway, Coweta, Oklahoma.
The Coweta Planning Commission is a five-member board that meets the fourth Monday night of the month and is responsible for recommendations to the City Council regarding rezoning, platting and lot splits. The Planning Commission also works on special projects such as the Highway Overlay District and Coweta Zoning Code text amendments.The duties and powers of the Coweta Planning Commission shall be:
Zoning changes are processed through the Planning Commission, which makes recommendation to the City Council. Changes to the zoning code and/or text require a minimum of 20 days public notification. Staff will place the notice in a local paper, mail notification to owners of property within 300' of the subject property and contract for posting of a sign on the property. The applicant is required to provide a 300' ownership list certified by an abstracting company. The application fee runs from $100 to $200 depending on the intensity of the proposed use, the fee for sign posting is $50. Costs for the ownership list, newspaper publication and mail out vary but typically run in the range of $150 to $250. Typical processing time from application to City Council action is approximately 45 days.
Plats are processed through the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), the Planning Commission and the City Council. The Coweta Subdivision Regulations require a three-step review process by the Planning Commission: Sketch Plat, Preliminary Plat and Final Plat. It should be noted that the Final Plat must be approved by the City Council. The Technical Advisory Commitee (TAC) process occurs at Sketch and Preliminary Plat levels. Furthermore, Preliminary Plats are required to be accompanied by construction drawings.
Fees for Preliminary Plat are $50 + $1.00 per lot over 10 lots; fees for Final Plat are $100 + $1.00 per lot over 10 lots ($400 maximum). Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meetings are held on an as-needed basis.