Commissions

The City of Sierra Vista welcomes citizen involvement and serving on a commission is a great way to serve. Commission members are appointed by City Council to serve two-year terms with a limit of three consecutive terms.

If you would like to serve on a regulatory or non-regulatory commission, complete this online application. If no vacancies are available, you may still be able to participate as a non-voting associate member.

The following regulatory commissions commissions were established to assist City Council in gathering information about important City functions.

Parks & Recreation Commission

The Park and Recreation Commission was originally created on October 28, 1971 by Ordinance 173 and re-established January 9, 1997 by Resolution 3729.  The purpose of the Park and Recreation Commission is to advise City Council in the establishment of essential policies, procedures, rules and regulations relating to the planning, acquisition, disposition, operation, use, care and maintenance of areas and structures owned, leased or otherwise acquired by the City for use as park and recreation facilities.

Planning & Zoning Commission

The Planning and Zoning Commission was created on July 23, 1976 by Ordinance 324, under the authority of Arizona Revised Statutes § 9-461 through 9-462.05.  The purpose of the Planning and Zoning Commission is to formulate and recommend a long term master plan for the development of the City, make surveys of the present conditions and future growth, and hold public meetings on all proposed amendments to the City’s plan prior to going before Council.