Planning Commission


The Planning Commission is responsible for advising and making recommendations regarding planning and zoning regulations in the City to the Mayor and City Council.

Established by Municipal Code Section 402.020

On April 18, 2022 the City Council adopted Rules of Procedure for each of the City's Boards and Commissions.  The Rules of Procedure for the Planning Commission can be viewed here. Rules of Procedure Planning Commission


Meetings of the Planning Commission are held on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Howard L. Brown Public Safety Building, Council Chamber, located at 1100 SW Smith Street. 

If you wish to speak at a Planning Commission Meeting, please fill out this form no later than 4:30 p.m. on the day of the meeting.

2023 Planning Commission Calendar

2024 Planning Commission Calendar


The Planning Commission is comprised of nine members who are residents that serve four-year terms and are appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council.  Members must be residents of Blue Springs; best efforts will be made to appoint equal representation from each Council District.


Board Members
Term Expires
Byron Craddolph, Chair 2023 2024
Tom Rohr, Vice Chair 2023 2024
Byron Craddolph 2022 2026
Travis Graham 2022 2026
Chris Henning
2023 2025
Richard How
2023 2026
Robert Morton
2022 2024
Jennifer Ritschel Smith
2022 2026
Tom Rohr
2020 2024
Chad Sanderson 2021 2025
Susan Stokenbury
2013 2026