Local Planning Agency

Local Planning Agency

On January 23, 2003, the Village Council adopted Ordinance 03-03, which established Division 3.  "Local Planning Agency" of Article III, Chapter 30 of the Village Code.  Recognizing the value of resident input on planning issues, the Local Planning Agency (LPA) was established and given the general responsibility for the conduct of the comprehensive planning program, and to hear, review, and make recommendations to the Village Council on proposed amendments to the Village's Land Development Regulations, Comprehensive Plan and changes to the Official Zoning Map pursuant to Section 30-101 of the Village Code.

The Local Planning Agency consists of seven (7) members appointed by Council and one staff liaison. The LPA meets monthly at 5:30 PM, or as often as needed, and is comprised of the following members:

Staff Liaison: Interim Planning Director, Joe Corradino
Pete Bacheler (Chair)
Amy Knowles (Vice Chair)
Cheryl Culberson
Lesley Rhyne
Tony Hammon
Mark Gregg
Van Cadenhead

If you would like information regarding the Local Planning Agency, please contact Anita Muxo at anita.muxo@islamorada.fl.us or at 305-664-6426. If you are a resident of Islamorada and a qualified elector of Islamorada and would like to apply for appointment to the LPA, you may do so by downloading the Committee Application Form.