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Notice for Public Meeting Participation

Due to the termination of the State of Nevada Executive Department Declaration of Emergency Directive 006 as of May 31, 2021, in person attendance will be allowed consistent with CDC guidelines. 

Please check www.cdc.gov for additional information.


The Planning Commission of the City of Henderson was created by ordinance on September 9, 1969. The Commission consists of seven members, one appointed by each Councilperson and three appointed by the Mayor. Their terms run with the Councilperson who appointed them; each time a Councilperson is elected or re-elected, a Commissioner is appointed/re-appointed.

There are also three ex-officio members who serve in an advisory capacity only and are not entitled to vote: a member of the City Council, the City Engineer, and City Attorney or their representative.

The Commission

  • Jerry Mansfield, Chairman
  • Jocelyn Holzwarth, Vice-Chairman
  • Joe Belingheri, Commissioner
  • George Bochanis, Commissioner
  • Bill Bokelmann, Commissioner
  • Michael Campbell, Commissioner
  • Jennifer Lewis, Commissioner


The Planning Commission holds regular monthly meetings, generally on the Thursday prior to the second regular City Council meeting. (See the Planning Commission Filing Schedule.) Meetings are held in the City Council Chambers, 240 Water Street, at 4:00pm and vary in length depending on the number of agenda items, the complexity of the applications, and the number of speakers during public hearings.

Prior to the meeting, public comment or comments relating to Planning Commission may be submitted by 5:30pm the day before the scheduled meeting through Contact Henderson or can be submitted via email to (Planning Commission) cdcoordinators@cityofhenderson.com. Be sure to include your name, zip code, and the agenda item number on which you are providing your comment, along with your comment. All comments will be added to the backup materials for the record.


Access the Staff Review and Planning Commission agendas and back-up for previous and upcoming meeting dates.


For additional information, please contact the Community Development and Services Department at 702-267-1500 or planner@cityofhenderson.com.

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