Planning and Zoning Commission

This commission studies the municipality in order to project plans for orderly development and maximizing the community's potential for desirable growth and enjoyment by its people. It also recommends zoning classifications for land use that support initial planning and makes recommendations to the City Council in all matters involving uses, establishment, or change of zone categories.


Gary Anderson 2021
Colleen Niedermayer
Joshua Congello 2025
Timothy Coffey 2025
Matt O'Brien, Chair
Dan Worden 2025
 Melissa Fabian, Vice Chair       2023


Meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month. 

Planning and Zoning Meeting Comments

Due to COVID-19, the City of Mason City will hold the regularly scheduled Planning and Zoning meetings at the Mason City Room of the Mason City Public Library as virtual meetings until further notice. This means that the majority, if not all of the commissioners, will not be physically present at the Planning and Zoning Meeting. 

To view the Agenda for all meetings, visit the City Meetings page on the City's website.

The public is invited to provide input on Planning and Zoning items only prior to the meeting.

Ways to provide comments include:

1)  Phone in your comments prior to 9:00 a.m. the day of the Planning and Zoning Meeting at 641-421-3626.

2)  Fill out the  form with your comments, referencing the agenda item number and submit prior to 9:00 a.m. the day of the Planning and Zoning Meeting.

Planning and Zoning Comment Form