Planning Commission

Hearing Date Timeline

Deadline DateHearing DateBoard of Supervisors Decision Date
Friday, December 11, 2020January 20, 2021February 1, 2021
Friday, January 8, 2021February 17, 2021March 1, 2021
Friday, February 5, 2021March 17, 2021April 5, 2021
Friday, March 5, 2021
April 21, 2021May 3, 2021
Friday, April 9, 2021
May 19, 2021Jun 7, 2021
Friday, May 7, 2021
June 16, 2021Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Friday, June 11, 2021
July 21, 2021August 2, 2021
Friday, July 9, 2021
August 18, 2021Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Friday, August 6, 2021
September 15, 2021October 4, 2021
Friday, September 10, 2021
October 20, 2021November 1, 2021
Friday, October 8, 2021
November 17, 2021December 6, 2021
Friday, November 5, 2021
December 15, 2021Tuesday, January 4, 2022
Friday, December 10, 2021
January 19, 2022February 7, 2022


To be placed on the Jackson County Planning Commission's agenda, a hearing application must be submitted with all required documents by the above deadline dates.

The Planning Commission is strictly a recommending body. All recommendations made by the Commission will be presented to the Jackson County Board of Supervisors for it's action at their next meeting, typically held the first Monday of the following month.

Meetings

  • 9 a.m.
  • 3rd Wednesday of every month
  • 2915 Canty Street
    Pascagoula, MS 39567-4239

Appealed Hearings

  • Usually 2nd or 3rd Monday of the month
  • 2915 Canty Street
    Pascagoula, MS 39567-4239

Members

Membership

Seven Jackson County residents are appointed to the Planning Commission by the Board of Supervisors. Each supervisor appoints at least one member. Two “At-Large” positions are appointed by District 1 and District 5. Each commission member serves a four year term which runs concurrent with the Board’s term. The Planning Commission meets at least once a month and passes their recommendations along to the Board of Supervisors for approval.

Overview

The Planning Commission recommends interim or short term measures to ensure a systematic and comprehensive expansion of Jackson County's social, economic and physical development. The Commission uses a long range blueprint that guides growth and development decisions in the unincorporated areas. The plan focuses on land regulations for the long-term benefit of the public health, convenience, safety, and general welfare of the citizens of Jackson County.