Approves or disapproves various planning grants, pursuant to Federal and State Law. Metropolitan Council must concur in Mayor-President's appointments. Citizen Commissioners serve 5 year terms. Elected officials serve terms concurrent with their terms office. The commission meets quarterly.
L.R.S. 33:131, and by Parish Ordinance 2536, adopted June 28, 1967. Section 2 of Ordinances 2536 and Louisiana Revised Statute 33:131. Also CRPC By-Laws. Mayoral appointment require Council approval.