Planning & Zoning Commission

The Planning and Zoning Commission is a five member board that considers re zoning, preliminary and final plats, site plans, comprehensive plans, land use maps and certain ordinance changes.  The Commission is appointed by the City Council, and reviews applications in accordance with approved regulations pertaining to all zoning districts within the City of Palo. 

The Planning and Zoning Commission meets, as necessary, Regular scheduled meetings are on the second Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. in Palo Library at 2800 Hollenbeck Road. 

If you have any questions about the Commission or any items on the agenda, please contact City Hall at (319) 851-2731.

Planning & Zoning Commission Members- 5 year term

  • Kendra Aarhus  (June 30, 2025)
  • Katherine Hance (June 30, 2025)
  • Open Seat
  • Bryan Busch (June 30, 2028)
  • Olivia Smith (June 30, 2028)


If interested in serving on the Planning & Zoning Committee, please contact Palo City Hall.