Planning Commission


Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


The membership consists of: 

  • The Mayor of Crookston
  • The Mayor of East Grand Forks
  • One County Commissioner
  • One member from each Commissioner District
  • One member from the Maple Lake Improvement District
  • One member from the Polk County Township Officers Association
  • One member from the Union-Lake Sarah Development Association

The Planning Commission members who represent the five commissioner districts also serve on the Board of Adjustment. View the  Member List-2022


The Planning Commission is an eleven member board appointed by the Polk County Board of Commissioners. This Commission is responsible for: 

  • Reviewing and recommending comprehensive plan amendments and ordinance changes
  • Conducting public hearings on: 
    • Conditional use permit applications
    • Interim use permit applications
    • Plats
    • Rezoning requests
  • Making recommendations to the County Board of Commissioners