To express your comments and opinions about a topic to the entire Planning Commission, including staff liaisons, please email the Planning Commission.
NOTE: All communications to the Planning Commission and/or city staff are public communications subject to the provisions of the California Public Records Act. Copies of communications sent via email may be printed and included as an attachment to staff reports, which are posted in full on the city website, and/or placed in files accessible to the general public.
Roles and responsibilities
Established according to state law, the Planning Commission makes decisions in many areas of the land use process and also makes recommendations to the City
Council in other areas:
Considers and grants or denies use permits and architectural control
Considers and recommends action on environmental impact reports and subdivisions
Initiates special area planning and rezoning studies; monitors the changing needs of the city in relationship to the General Plan as well as the recommendations of the General Plan amendments
Recommends action on rezoning proposals and conditional development permits