Planning Commission

Board Overview:

The Hagerstown Planning Commission is responsible for guiding the City's growth and to ensure that development occurs in appropriate areas in an orderly and efficient manner compliant with the adopted Comprehensive Plan of the City of Hagerstown.  The Commission reviews all site plans and subdivision proposals within the corporate limits of the City of Hagerstown and makes recommendations to the Mayor & City Council on rezoning requests, ordinance amendments, and comprehensive plan updates.


The commission consists of seven members. One of these may be an ex-officio member (a member of the City Council). Each member serves a five-year term.

Term Expires
The Honorable Shelley McIntire - Ex Officio

Christina Davis October 31, 2024
VACANCY  (to fill term of Colin Ploscaru) May 30, 2024
James Stone June 30, 2023
Ronald Thomas  May 1, 2026
Judy Wheeler  July 31, 2023
Douglas Wright  May 1, 2026


The Planning Commission meets twice each month, at 4:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday and at 7:00 p.m. on the last Wednesday.
2021 PC Meeting Schedule

While the City is no longer under a Civil Emergency for the pandemic, it is still advisable for visitors to City Hall to take precautions as suggested by the CDC.  Social distancing and masking is recommended, although not required at this time.

Zoom participation and YouTube viewing options remain available. If Zoom participation is desired, meeting participants will be provided with a specific meeting ID and password prior to the meeting. This meeting ID and password is required in order to join the meeting as a participant.

For public hearings, all public participants desiring to speak at the public hearing via Zoom must complete the form by no later than 2:00pm on the day of the hearing.  After the form is submitted, a City Planning staff member will contact you about how to participate in the hearing. 

Here is the instruction for joining a Planning Meeting meeting on Zoom:

All meetings will be streamed live through PCAD Hagerstown's YouTube account. All members of the public are welcome to view meetings through these platforms, but may only participate in public hearings through Zoom once form is completed in the above link.

Agendas, Minutes & Annual Reports:

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.
Most Recent Agenda | View All

October 19 Meeting Agenda:

Special Meeting
  • Roll Call
Planning Commission Business:

Minutes are also available following approval.
Most Recent Minutes | View All

Annual reports give a break down of the Planning Commission's projects.
Most Recent Report | View All


Should you be interested in applying to serve as a volunteer committee member for the Hagerstown Planning Commission, please fill out the Boards and Commissions Resume of Interest Form.