Home to nearly 2,760 people, The City of Williston was founded by Mr. and Mrs. Jessie Willis and incorporated in 1897. Williston’s Planning and Zoning Committee and City Planner are working hard to retain its country charm and maintaining its history while ensuring a vibrant economy.

Next P&Z Commission Meeting May 25, 2021

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P&Z Board Vacancy

The City of Williston is seeking volunteers to fill two (2) vacancies on the Local Planning Agency (LPA)/Zoning Commission (P&Z Commission). The vacancy needs to be filled as soon as approved by the City Council. The P&Z meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers (50 NW Main Street, downtown Williston).

The P&Z Commission is responsible for making recommendations to the City Council for updates to the comprehensive plan, reviewing and making recommendations on rezoning, and land development regulations.

The Planning Commission is comprised of seven members serving four-year terms. The membership includes seven citizen-at-large positions and one School Board member (appointed by the School Board).

Applicants must live within the City limits of the City of Williston.  Please contact the Community Development Department for an application at 352-528-3060.

Commission Members

Albert Fuller Sr. – Chair

Penny Boyer – Vice Chair

John Becker

Perry Adam Clark

Matthew Bellefleur

Rick Merando

Zoning Information


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The Planning and Zoning Commission makes up the membership of the Historical and Beautification Committee. The City of Williston Historical and Beautification Committee is an advisory committee to the Williston City Council that was established by City Charter for the public health, welfare, sanitation, economic stability, beautification and general civic improvement of the City. The duties of the historical and beautification committee are to recommend and survey the need for municipal improvements that will generally keep the City a fit place as to health, sanitation, civic beauty and proper economic development.