Planning & Zoning Board

Meetings

  • 6:30 p.m.
  • As noted on the Board calendar (PDF)
  • Veterans Memorial Complex
    2285 Minton Road
    West Melbourne, FL 32904-4916

Members

  • Paul Bernkopf
    2591 Stratford Pointe Drive
    Phone: 321-725-8477
    Term of Service: November 2016 - November 2018
    Email Paul Bernkopf
  • Robert Brothers
    5235 Sutton Avenue
    Phone: 321-508-4809
    Term of Service: November 2017 - November 2019
    Email Robert Brothers
  • George E Cronin, Jr.
    645 Sheridan Woods Drive
    Phone: 240-731-9934
    Term of Service: February 2018 - November 2019
    Email George Cronin
  • Chris Jaudon
    2624 Bradfordt Drive
    Phone: 321-728-3353
    Term of Service: November 2016 - November 2018
    Email Chris Jaudon
  • Anna Kapnoula
    3474 Burdock Avenue
    Phone: 321-355-8782
    Term of Service: December 2016 - December 2018
    Email Anna Kapnoula
  • Jim Liesenfelt
    820 Hunters Creek Drive
    Phone: 321-951-1701
    Term of Service: November 2017 - November 2019
    Email Jim Liesenfelt
  • Jennifer Spagnoli
    887 Hunters Creek Drive
    Phone: 561-252-5300
    Term of Service: November 2017 - November 2019
    Email Jennifer Spagnoli

Responsibilities

The Planning and Zoning Board deals in matters relating to zoning uses and development of land uses; investigates special studies; establishes principles, objectives and policies for the planned use and development of land; prepares and maintains plans for the future development of the City; conducts public hearings; reviews and makes recommendations for special exceptions and variances to the Board of Adjustment; reviews and makes recommendations for zoning district amendments, comprehensive plan amendments, site plans over three acres and subdivision plans and forwards recommendations to the City Council; reviews proposed ordinances and forwards recommendations to the City Council.

Composition
The Planning and Zoning Board for the City of West Melbourne is made up of seven volunteer members appointed by the City Council along with a non-voting School Board Appointed Member. Members of this Board serve for a period of two years (four seats are up for appointment on even numbered years and three seats are up for appointment on odd numbered years). None of the appointed members of the Planning and Zoning Board shall hold any other public office or position within the City and all members shall be residents of and registered voters within the City.

Board vacancies will be posted on this web page, The Sun Newsletter, and within City Hall.  If you are interested in serving on the Planning and Zoning Board, and you meet the foregoing criteria, please complete the Application for Board Vacancy (PDF) form, attach your resume and submit by email to Cynthia Hanscom, City Clerk, or mail to:
City of West Melbourne
2240 Minton Road
West Melbourne, FL 32904-4917

Questions & Comments
Christy Fischer Planning and Economic Development Director is the staff liaison to the board and can be contacted at 321-837-7778 or by emailing Christy Fischer.