The Huntington Planning Commission is an appointed advisory body to oversee the development review of the City’s Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan, Plan2025 sets forth proposed land use development in the City for the next 10 years. The Planning Commission hears issues involving rezoning, abandonments, annexations, and subdivisions. The Commission determines how these issues will affect the Comprehensive Plan and makes their decision accordingly. The Planning Commission is established in accordance with the West Virginia State Code, Chapter 8A, Article 2, as amended, with all the rights and responsibilities accorded therein.
Ed Tucker, Chairperson
Steve Williams, Mayor
Gary Bunn, Councilman
The Planning Commission regular meeting is at 5:30 p.m. on the first Monday of the month in City Council chambers at City Hall.
Planning Commission Process
For more information, please contact Planning and Zoning at 304.696.4438 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A rezoning is a request to change the assigned land use designation from one zoning classification to another. The Fee structure for rezoning is as follows, for rezoning to:
Please see the Rezoning process and application:
Annexation is the incorporation of a land area into an existing community with a resulting change in the boundaries of that community. The City of Huntington's annexation methods are governed by the West Virginia State Code. Currently there are three methods of annexation.
Please see the Q&A guide about Annexation for more information:
Abandonments are the conveyance of public land for permanent private use. The City relinquishes all rights to the property, except easements for utilities.
Please see the Abandonment Application and Instructions for more information.
Abandonment Application and Instructions
A subdivision is the act of dividing a single property into multiple parcels. The process for permitting a major subdivision is detailed in the Huntington Development Ordinance.
Huntington Development Ordinance
Please visit the Plan2025 page to learn more about the Comprehensive Plan and implementation. Download or view the plan here:
January 6, 2014
March 3, 2014
May 5, 2014