Planning Commission

The Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission is an independent consolidated planning agency, lead by appointed citizens, which serves all the citizens of Hillsborough County by providing a vision for improving the quality of life. The Planning Commission and its staff serve as agents within the community to promote and coordinate the involvement of all people in comprehensive long-range planning, growth management, transportation, and environmental protection. The Planning Commission makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners, Tampa City Council, Plant City Commission, and Temple Terrace City Council regarding land use, community planning, capital improvements, urban design, and other comprehensive issues.

Membership:

  • The membership of this Commission shall be appointed as follows:
  • Hillsborough County Commissioners - 4 members
  • City of Tampa - 4 members
  • City of Temple Terrace - 1 member
  • City of Plant City - 1 member

Terms:

Members shall serve four year terms.

Special Requirements:

  • Annual financial disclosure required.
  • Unincorporated residency required.
  • Members appointed to this board will be required to take an Oath of Office and sign a Standards of Conduct.

Authority:

Chapter 97-351, Laws of Florida.

Meetings:

Monthly, 2nd Monday, 2:00 PM
County Center, 18th Floor
601 E. Kennedy Blvd
Tampa, FL 33602

Contact:

Sandra Mortellaro
Planning Commission
601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 18th floor
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813)273-3774 ext. 314

Links:

Members:

Member Position Dates of Service
Mr. Matthew Buzza Board of County Commissioners 12/03/2014 -
09/30/2018
Mr. Derek Doughty Board of County Commissioners 09/17/2008 -
09/30/2021*
Mr. Nigel Joseph Board of County Commissioners 10/21/2015 -
09/30/2019
Mr. Mitchell Thrower III Board of County Commissioners 09/21/2011 -
09/30/2019*
Mr.John Dicks City of Plant City 10/01/2017 -
09/30/2021
Mr. Bowen Arnold City of Tampa 09/30/2011 -
09/30/2019*
Ms. Karen Kress City of Tampa 10/01/2017 -
09/30/2021
Mr. Michael Maurino City of Tampa 10/01/2017 -
09/30/2021
Ms. Jacqueline Wilds City of Tampa 09/30/2011 -
09/30/2019*
Mr. Theodore Green City of Temple Terrace 12/04/2012 -
11/20/2020
Mr. Christopher Farkas Ex-Officio Member 03/09/2015-
Mr. Tony Rodriguez Ex-Officio Member

*Reappointed