Managing Partner, Robert M. Steeg, has been elected chair of the New Orleans City Planning Commission (CPC). Rob previously served as chair for nine months in 2016-17, filling a vacancy created when the existing chair left, and as vice chair for three months.
The Planning Commission is a nine-member citizen board appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. The Planning Commission provides analysis and recommendations to the City Council on matters dealing with the present and future development of the City of New Orleans, in accordance with the goals and policies of the City’s Plan for the 21st Century (also called the “Master Plan”). This includes reviewing, approving, and/or recommending to the City Council requests for master plan amendments, map changes, text amendments to the Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance (CZO), conditional use applications and subdivisions.
Rob has served for six years as a commissioner of the Planning Commission. Prior to that, he served as a member of the City’s Board of Zoning Adjustments for three years.