Planning Board

Purpose / Charge

The Planning Board is responsible for reviewing all new construction, except one- and two-family homes, and subdivisions of land occurring in the City. Reviews are carried out under Site Plan and Subdivision Regulations as established by the Board. In addition, the Board reviews, revises, and adopts the City Master Plan.


Thirteen Citizen members (eight regular members and up to three alternates) serve with two representatives, one of those being an alternate, of the City Council. Citizen members are nominated by the City Manager and appointed by the Mayor and Council for three-year terms.

Meeting Time and Place

View the City Meeting Calendar for the most current information regarding meeting times and schedules.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities

This nine-member Board was established by City Ordinance 4 (now, the City of Lebanon Code, Chapter 31, Article V) pursuant to state statute.

Related Resources

Agendas, Audio, & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Audio recordings of City meetings are posted within 48 hours following the meeting date. Minutes are posted following approval.
View Agendas, Audio, and Minutes 


  • Karen Zook, Council Representative
  • Jim Winny 
    Alternate Council Representative
  • Sarah Welsch
    Term Expires: April 2021
  • Bruce Garland, Chair
    Term Expires: January 2020
  • Joan A. Monroe
    Term Expires: October 2022
  • Gregory Schwarz
    Term Expires: April 2020
  • Laurel Stavis
    Term Expires: December 2020
  • Matthew Hall, Vice Chair
    Term Expires: March 2021
  • Kathie Romano 
    Term Expires: February 2022
  • Matthew Cole
    Term Expires:  January 2021
  • Thomas Metz, Alternate
    Term Expires: September 2022
  • Vacant, Alternate
  • Vacant, Alternate