Do you want a crocodile farm next to your home? Or a skyscraper in downtown? Should downtown allow for mixed zoning uses? What type of home business is your neighbor allowed to operate?

These are the types of requests planning commissions can receive. They review issues such as development proposals, variances, conditional use permits, and zone changes and then offer recommendations to the City Council.

Elk River is seeking a planning commissioner. The Planning Commission meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Apply for the vacant seat at

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