The planning department prepares, implements and updates current and long range city plans, coordinates site plan review for commercial development proposals, meets with the public regarding proposed neighborhood or community plans, and coordinates planning activities with neighboring communities and other levels of government. All requests for business development or expansion, and for changes in zoning or signage are reviewed by the planning department.
The department provides staff support to the following City Committees:
For an overview of development procedures, permitting processes and other important information about the department, see the Planning and Zoning Procedures Manual.
Starting in May 2016, the Plan Commission will begin review of sections pertaining to the larger recodification of the entire Monona Municipal Code of Ordinances. A draft of the manuscript is accessible via the link below. Draft recodification manuscript.