Planning Board

Purpose / Charge

The Planning Board is responsible for reviewing all new construction, except one- and two-family homes, and subdivisions of land occurring in the City. Reviews are carried out under Site Plan and Subdivision Regulations as established by the Board. In addition, the Board reviews, revises, and adopts the City Master Plan.


Thirteen Citizen members (eight regular members and up to three alternates) serve with two representatives, one of those being an alternate, of the City Council. Citizen members are nominated by the City Manager and appointed by the Mayor and Council for three-year terms.

Meeting Time and Place

View the City Meeting Calendar for the most current information regarding meeting times and schedules.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities

This nine-member Board was established by City Ordinance 4 (now, the City of Lebanon Code, Chapter 31, Article V) pursuant to state statute.

Related Resources

Agendas, Audio, & Minutes 

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Audio recordings of City meetings are posted within 48 hours following the meeting date. Minutes are posted following approval.
View Agendas, Audio, and Minutes 

Contact Information

To contact the Planning Board, please use our Boards and Committees Contact Form


  • Karen Zook, Council Representative
  • Douglas Whittlesey, 
    Alternate Council Representative
  • Matthew Hall, Chair
    Term: 2/21-2/24
  • Jeremy Rutter, Vice Chair
    Term: 08/23-08/26
  • Vacant
  • Laurel Stavis
    Term: 01/21-01/24
  • Kathie Romano
    Term: 02/22-02/25
  • Patrick Kennelly
    Term: 04/23-04/26
  • Andrew Faunce
    Term: 04/23-04/26
  • Richard Ford Burley
    Term: 10/23-10/26
  • Vacant, Alternate
  • Vacant, Alternate
  • Vacant, Alternate