Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is a seven-member voluntary advisory group who makes recommendations on land use-related issues to the City Council. The City Council makes all final decisions regarding these matters. 


  • 7 p.m. | Fourth Monday of each month
  • Cottage Grove City Hall
    12800 Ravine Parkway South
    Cottage Grove, MN 55016
  • Call 651-458-2827 for more information

The primary mission of the Planning Commission is to recommend the formulation and implement a master plan for the development of the community and to conduct municipal planning activities. These activities will guide the future development of the municipality through the preparation, adoption and amendments of the Comprehensive Plan, implementing regulations and Capital Improvement Programming.

Agendas, Minutes and Packets 

Agendas, minutes, and packets for the Commission are available here
Past Planning Commission meetings can be viewed on the South Washington County Telecommunications Commission (SWCTC) website.

Meeting minutes are generally not available until they have been approved by the Commission at their next regularly scheduled meeting.


To Apply

Planning Commission Packet

Public Hearing Notices