Milton Planning Board


  • 7 voting members/1 non-voting member – 1 from each Ward appointed by the 2 Council Members from Ward, 1 at Large appointed by Mayor and 2 at Large appointed by Council

Meeting Date

  • 3rd Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.

Member Term

  • 4 year term

Governing Document

  • Unified Development Code

Description of Duties

  1. The City of Milton Planning Board is designated as the Local Planning Agency. The Planning Board shall be responsible for review and recommendations regarding the development, updating and amendment of the comprehensive plan and land development regulations. All plan amendments and revised regulations shall require Planning Board review and recommendation prior to Council approval.
  2. All major subdivision plats and planned development projects shall require review and recommendation by the Milton Planning Board prior to action by City Council.
  3. All minutes of the Planning Board meetings shall be filed with the Planning and Development Department.

Note: Appointed members of City boards and committees are required by law to file a financial disclosure with the Florida Commission on Ethics. The reporting form and instructions will be sent to appointed members each year through the Santa Rosa County Supervisor of Elections office.

If you are interested in serving on any of the Boards, please call 983-5411 or fill out the Board Appointment Survey Form.

Members and Term

MembersAppointment Date
WARD 1, Jimmy Messick June 9, 2020
WARD 2, Steve Dobbs (Vice-Chairman)June 15, 2021
WARD 3, Laura AustinJune 15, 2021
WARD 4. Kathy EllisMarch 12, 2019
MAYOR AT-LARGE, Amber LeekSeptember 9, 2020
COUNCIL AT-LARGE,  Greg ScovilleAugust 8, 2023
COUNCIL AT-LARGE, Tom Powers (Chairman)September 9, 2020
COUNCIL AT-LARGE, Joey HarrellNon-voting Member