Larry Moore, Chair
Lewis Jean, Vice-Chair
Mike Edge, Secretary
Terra Knight, Attorney
The Owensboro Metropolitan Planning Commission, “OMPC” for short, is an agency of local government, established by a joint agreement of the City of Owensboro, the City of Whitesville, and Daviess County, Kentucky, pursuant to Kentucky Revised Statutes, Chapter 100 — Planning & Zoning Enabling Legislation. The ten (10) OMPC citizen commissioners serve four (4) year terms. Owensboro appoints five (5) commissioners, Daviess County, four (4), and Whitesville, one (1).
The duties of the Planning Commission are to…
- Recommend Goals & Objectives of the Comprehensive Plan for adoption by the three (3) legislative bodies of Daviess County;
- Prepare and adopt all other elements of the Comprehensive Plan for Owensboro, Whitesville, and Daviess County;
- Consider amendments to the text of the Zoning Ordinance and make recommendations to the three (3) legislative bodies regarding adoption of the text changes;
- Adopt subdivision regulations for Owensboro, Whitesville, and Daviess County;
- Consider zoning map amendments and make recommendations to the three (3) legislative bodies regarding zoning change requests; and,
- Consider and take final action on proposed subdivision plats.