Planning Highlights July 13 LUP Public Hearing + Plan Commissioner Wanted :)

July 13 2020 Public Hearing.  Please take notice that the Village Board will conduct a public hearing at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, July 13, 2020 at the Rochester Village Hall, 300 W. Spring Street, on proposed changes to the Village of Rochester Land Use Plan.  Click HERE for the full notice. Click HERE to view the proposed LANDUSE PLAN 2050

Plan Commissioners Wanted.  Due to a resignation, the Village Board is looking to appoint an alternate member to the Plan Commission!  Serving on the Plan Commission is a great opportunity to get involved in your community!  The Plan Commission advises the Village Board on community planning and land use utilizing established policies, procedures, and ordinances. The commission is responsible for involving the public in planning and decision-making and must comply with applicable rules related to open meetings, ethical conduct, etc.

The plan commission meets the fourth Wednesday** of every month for approximately two hours, depending upon the number and complexity of tasks on its agenda. Anticipate one hour of preparation time for each hour of meeting time.   Plan commission terms last three years. 

To apply, submit your completed Application for Appointment to the Village Administrator by mail, Village of Rochester, P.O. Box 65, Rochester, WI  53167;  or by email to

You can find additional information regarding serving on a Plan Commission by reviewing the Village of Rochester Plan Commission’s By-Laws and the Plan Commission Handbook published by the Center for Land Use Education, UW-Stevens Point,

**Please note the standing meeting date of the Plan Commission has been corrected from the June publication of the Rochester Newsletter.