Planning & Zoning Board (PZB)


  • 2 p.m.
  • 1st Tuesday of every month
  • City Hall
    75 King Street
    Alcazar Room
    St. Augustine, FL 32084

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


  • Grant Misterly, Chair
  • Karen Zander, Vice Chair
  • Carl Blow
  • Jon DePreter
  • Maurice Morrisette
  • Christina Opsahl
  • Sarah Shipp Ryan

About the Board

The Planning and Zoning Board (PZB) is a volunteer citizen board, appointed by the City Commission, and is the State mandated land planning agency for the City. The PZB reviews the following:

  • Appeals of staff to make decisions and recommendations to the City Commission
  • Applications for variances
  • Comprehensive Plan amendments
  • Exceptions
  • Zoning amendments


The purpose of the board is to grant zoning exceptions and variances as provided in the zoning code ordinances, hear appeals of any decision of the Planning and Building Department and recommend to the City Commission the rezoning of land or changes to the Comprehensive Plan.

Request for Consideration

If you wish to appear before this board to present a request for consideration, you will need to apply to appear (PDF) by the application deadline (PDF) prior to the scheduled hearing date. For applications regarding tree removal, additional information about this process is available (PDF).

Meeting presentations must adhere to certain guidelines and requirements prior to appearing before the board. Visit the Presentation Guidelines and Requirements for further details.