: The Planning and Zoning Board (PZB), authorized by the City Commission as the Local Planning Agency (LPA), is an advisory board consisting of six members – five voting members and one nonvoting member. Each voting member is appointed by the City Commission; the nonvoting member is appointed by the School Board of Alachua County. The PZB provides recommendations to the City Commission on the adoption of Comprehensive Plan Amendments and other land use applications, such as Rezonings, filed pursuant to Florida Statutes, Florida Administrative Code, or City Ordinances. In addition, the PZB is authorized by the City Commission to provide recommended policies and guiding action affecting development in the City, including amendments to Land Development Regulations, Ordinances, special studies, and other proposals which promote orderly development.

Ordinance: No. O-89-4

City Staff Contact:
Kathy Winburn, AICP
Planning & Community
Development Director

Physical Address:
15100 NW 142nd Terrace
Alachua, FL 32615

Phone: (386) 418-6121

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
7:30am - 6:00pm

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 9
Alachua, FL 32616-0009

Fax: (386) 418-6130

Member Term Appointed* Expires
Gary Thomas (Chair)
6003 NW 112th Place
Alachua, FL 32615
(352) 665-8666
3 years
James Sajczuk
13423 NW 145th Avenue
Alachua, FL 32615
(352) 316-0898
3 years 08/28/2018 08/28/2021
Virginia Johns
PO Box 976
Alachua, FL 32616
(386) 462-2047
3 years 05/10/2010 05/22/2020
Anthony B. Wright (Vice Chair)
PO Box 661
Alachua, FL 32616
(386) 462-5338
3 years 08/25/2014 10/09/2020
Sandy Burgess
15008 NW 173rd Street
Alachua, FL 32615
(386) 462-4578
 3 years  04/09/2018  09/25/2020
School Board Member
Tina Certain

*Board Members serve three (3) year terms. Appointment date is the Board Member's original appointment date.


Membership Requirements:

          No voting member shall hold another municipal office