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  • With the recent approval of amendments to the Madeira Home Rule Charter which require the creation of a Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) along with changes to the primary responsibilities of the Madeira Planning Commission, Madeira City Council is seeking resident applicants to be considered for appointment to the Madeira Planning Commission. 

    Under the direction of City Council, the Planning Commission reviews all proposed zoning code amendments, conducts zoning and land use plan studies, and makes recommendations to City Council on general plans and capital improvements for the city.  In the coming months, the Planning Commission will be guiding the creation of a Comprehensive Plan for the City of Madeira.

    This is a volunteer position which requires attendance at a meeting at least one time per month. Six positions on the Planning Commission will be filled with terms that start January 1, 2018.  Initial appointments will be for a one, two, or three year terms, with an option to be reappointed to a three year term. The Planning Commission meets the third Monday of every month. All members of the Planning Commission may also be assigned to committees that pertain to various other development or zoning review activities. Applicants must be a resident of the City of Madeira. Residents interested in these vacancies should submit a letter of interest and resume to the Office of the City Manager, City of Madeira, 7141 Miami Avenue, Madeira, Ohio 45243 by August 18, 2017.  Applications can also be submitted via email .


To help serve residents of the City and to provide guidance to the Administration and Council, several boards and commissions have been established, as outlined in the City’s Charter and Code of Ordinances. All positions to these boards and commissions are volunteer and are made via appointment by City Council. Click below to learn more about each: