Planning Commission

Information for the April 15, 2021 Wright County Planning Commission Hearing

In response to COVID-19, and pursuant to Minnesota Statute Chapter 12 relating to Emergency Management, Governor Walz has declared a state of emergency. In response to the state of emergency and in accordance with Minnesota Statute Chapter 13D.021, Planning Commission members and the applicant may participate in person, by telephone, or other electronic means.  The meeting will be held on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. in the Wright County Board Room located at 10 2nd St. NW, Buffalo, MN  55313.  To conform with MDH and CDC guidelines to minimize gatherings, in-person public attendance and comments will not be allowed.  For viewing and participation options, please see below.

Written Comments:

To submit public comment in writing, mail to the address indicated on the form or email to  Written correspondence must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 14, 2021.

Verbal Comments during the meeting:

To participate and make a verbal public comment, please contact Sean Riley, Zoning Administrator, at the above email address or via phone at (763) 682-7330, to receive an invitation to a Webex meeting or information on how to call into the meeting.  This request must be made no later than 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 15, 2021.

Viewing without participating:

To view the live meeting, but not participate in the discussion, the meeting will be broadcast on the Wright County YouTube channel.  

The Planning Commission hears petitions for Conditional Use Permits and can impose additional conditions that they may deem necessary to protect the interest of the surrounding area or community as a whole. The Commission also makes recommendations to the County Board of Commissioners regarding zoning amendments, both to the text of the ordinance and the zoning map.


The Planning Commission typically meets one Thursday night a month at 1:00 PM. Some months there may be two meetings depending on scheduling. View the meeting calendar.

Agendas & Minutes

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The Wright County Planning Commission is a 7-member committee appointed by the Wright County Board of Commissioners. The following is a list of Planning Commission members and the Commissioner District from which they were appointed:
  • Pat Mahlberg - 2nd District
  • Dan Mol, Chairman - At-Large
  • Ken Felger, Vice Chairman - 4th District
  • Dan Bravinder - 5th District
  • Corey Tanner - 3rd District
  • Jan Thompson - 1st District
  • Mike Kaczmarek - County Board Representative