Planning Commission

Duties of the Planning Commission include recommendations to the City Commission on issues relating to new and redevelopment in the City of Paris. Basically the Planning Commission oversees the proper development throughout the city for both residential and commercial. Following are some of the duties of the Planning Commission:

  • Recommendations to the City Commission on rezoning within the City.

  • New regulations or revisions to the Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Regulations.

  • Review and approval of plats for new and redevelopment.

  • Approval of Major and Minor Subdivision Plats.


The Planning Commission is a mayoral appointment. One position on the board is served by a City Commissioner with appointment by the Commission. Each member serves a three (3) year term.

The Planning Commission meets the second Thursday of each month. Occasionally the Planning Commission will hold special called meetings when necessary.

Planning Commission Members:

Rachel Terrell, Chairman, August 6, 2021

Richard Edwards, Vice Chairman, August 8, 2022

Gayle Griffith, Secretary (city comm.) August 8, 2022

Carlton Gerrell (mayor designee) Mayor Seat

Vacant, August 8, 2020

Vickie Roberts, August 6, 2021

 Lynda SearcyAugust 8, 2022

Planning Commission Agendas and Minutes

Phone Number: (731) 641-1402

Fax Number: 731-641-1424

100 North Caldwell 

Paris, TN 38242

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