Local Planning Agency

Local Planning Agency

Effective February 2020, the LPA agenda will be posted on the website without the tabs/backup materials. This is part of the Village’s overall effort to make the Village website compliant with ADA accessibility standards. If you would like to view the tabs/backup materials, please contact Jamie Terry at jamie.terry@islamorada.fl.us or 305-664-6426 or Acting Village Clerk Stephanie Conde at clerk@islamorada.fl.us or 305-664-6412 during business hours. Documents can be provided via email in pdf format. If ADA accessible documents are needed, please specify in your request.

About the Local Planning Agency

On January 23, 2003, the Village Council adopted Ordinance 03-03, which established Division 3.  "Local Planning Agency" of Article III, Chapter 30 of the Village Code.  Recognizing the value of resident input on planning issues, the Local Planning Agency (LPA) was established and given the general responsibility for the conduct of the comprehensive planning program, and to hear, review, and make recommendations to the Village Council on proposed amendments to the Village's Land Development Regulations, Comprehensive Plan and changes to the Official Zoning Map pursuant to Section 30-101 of the Village Code.

The Local Planning Agency consists of seven (7) members appointed by Council and one staff liaison. The LPA meets monthly at 5:30 PM, or as often as needed, and is comprised of the following members:

Staff Liaison: Daniel J. Gulizio, Planning and Development Director
Deb Gillis- Chair
Lorie LaLonde- Vice Chair
Mirna Hormechea
Dr. Stanley Zuba
Richard Russell
Susan Raffanello
Tony Hammon

If you would like information regarding the Local Planning Agency, please contact Jamie Terry at jamie.terry@islamorada.fl.us or at 305-664-6426. If you are a resident of Islamorada and a qualified elector of Islamorada and would like to apply for appointment to the LPA, you may do so by downloading the Committee Application Form.