Planning Commission

Planning Commission agendas and minutes for recent years are provided below.  Please contact the Planning Division at (803) 545-3222 with any questions, or to request older documents.

In the interest of public health and as authorized by City Council Ordinance 2020-032, the City of Columbia Planning Commission will conduct a virtual meeting using video conferencing technology.  Accordingly, members of the public and/or media who want to observe the meetings may do so remotely by streaming the meetings through CityTV accessed at this link.  Members of the Commission will have the ability to remotely participate in voting and operational procedures via telephone or other means of electronic communication.

The public may submit letters and statements via email to [email protected] leading up to the meeting or the day of, as that account will be monitored during the meetings.

As this is an ever-evolving situation, please continue to monitor for additional information.


Agendas contain the most recent and current cases to appear before the Planning Commission.  Links in the documents below contain case summaries and other additional supplementary materials.


October 5, 2020 - DRAFT

October 5, 2020 Work Session- DRAFT

September 14, 2020

August 3, 2020

July 13, 2020

June 1, 2020

May 4, 2020

April 6, 2020 - CANCELLED

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, we regret to inform you that we are postponing the April meetings of the City of Columbia Board of Zoning Appeals, Planning Commission, and Design/Development Review Commission.  Applications scheduled for April will be heard at the May meeting of the respective boards.  Please visit for meeting dates and times.

We are working to implement technology that is appropriate for the unique nature of land use boards to ensure that all public comment is properly received and made part of the record.  

Thank you, Planning and Development Services.

March 2, 2020

February 3, 2020

February 3, 2020 - Work Session

January 6, 2020


December 2, 2019

December 2, 2019 - Work Session

November 4, 2019

November 4, 2019 - Work Session

October 7, 2019

October 7, 2019 - Work Session

September 9, 2019

September 9, 2019 - Work Session

August 5, 2019

July 8, 2019

June 3, 2019

June 3, 2019 - Work Session

May 6, 2019

April 1, 2019

April 1, 2019 - Work Session

March 4, 2019

February 26, 2019 - Work Session

February 13, 2019 - Work Session

February 4, 2019

January 7, 2019