Planning & Zoning roundtable discussion planned for Tuesday

Residential accessory buildings have become a hot topic for the Newton Planning & Zoning Commission in recent months, and a recent zoning appeal brought the need for further discussion to light.

The commission wants the public’s input on the topic, and is going to provide citizens with “a seat at the table.” It has modified its normal meeting style to a roundtable discussion when it meets 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The topic will be residential accessory buildings.

The commission meets in the Newton City Hall Council Chambers. Those who have questions should contact Director of Planning & Zoning Erin Chambers at (641) 792-0827, ext. 25, or at erinc@newtongov.org via email.