The Town of Paradise Valley has openings on the Town’s land use advisory committees. If you are a resident and would like to share your time and expertise serving, you are encouraged to apply.
Three seats on the Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment and one on the Hillside Building Committee expire in October. The selection is an open process and incumbents and new applicants are encouraged to attend. All applicants are considered, and if not chosen will be kept on file to fill future vacancies on committees throughout the year.
For first hand insight into the duties necessary for any position, you are encouraged to attend a meeting for the committee you wish to seek appointment.
The committees that have vacancies include:
Board of Adjustment
Appeals of zoning code interpretations by Town officials. Grant variances from, and exceptions to, the strict application of the code. Made up of seven members who serve three year terms. Meetings are scheduled the first Wednesday of each month, but the Board only meets when there are cases, about five times per year.
Hillside Building Committee
The Hillside Building Committee is governed by Article XXII of the Zoning Ordinance. The purpose is to review applications for building permits. There is one meeting per month, unless there are no applications to be reviewed. General knowledge in reading and interpreting architectural plans is required.
Responsible for reviewing and making recommendations to the Town Council on preliminary and final subdivision plats, lot splits, zoning ordinance amendments, special use permits and general plan amendments. Two meetings each month, and often commissioners to conduct site visits and invest time preparing for meetings. General knowledge in reading and interpreting architectural plans is required.
As a resident, you are invited to submit an application expressing interest in any open position by August 30, 2013 at 5:00pm. The Council will interview all applicants and positions will be filled in September. For more information, please contact the Deputy Town Clerk at 480-348-3690.
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