Planning Commission

Function/Purpose:

The Planning Commission is the City planning agency authorized by state statutes. Some Planning Commission determinations are advisory to the City Council, while others are binding unless appealed.

  • Serves as the agency to hear matters relating to zoning regulations arising from either chapter 4 of title 7 of the Government Code, or the zoning code of the City, or both (i.e., annexations, prezonings, rezonings, development agreements, final planned developments, use permits, variances, zoning interpretations and ordinance amendments).

  • Serves as the advisory agency to hear subdivision matters.

  • Serves as the advisory agency to hear general plan amendment applications that also request zoning or subdivision approvals.

  • Develops and maintains a general plan and such specific plans as may be necessary or desirable.

  • Determines the consistency of any project with the general plan using the criteria approved by the City Council.

  • Investigates and reports to the City Council regarding means of implementing the general plan.

  • Consults with and advises public officials and agencies, public utility companies, civic, educational and other professional organizations and citizens, generally, regarding implementation of the general plan and specific plans.

  • Makes general plan findings on development applications.

  • Reviews and makes recommendations to the City Council on amendments to the general and specific plans.

Council Liaison:

Lucas Frerichs (Regular); Rochelle Swanson (Alternate)

Support Dept.:

Community Development

Staff Liaison:

Bob Wolcott, Principal Planner

Staff Phone:

(530) 757-5610

Number of Members:
  • 7 Regular members
  • 1 Alternate member

Member(s) shall serve as Inter-Commission Liaisons (non-voting) to the Finance & Budget Commission and Natural Resources Commission

Meeting Time:

The second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 7:00 p.m.

Meeting Place:

Community Chambers at City Hall, 23 Russell Boulevard.

Comments:

In 1992, the Planning Commission was separated into two different commissions - Long Range Planning and Project Planning. In 1995 the two commissions were merged back into a single Planning Commission.

  • Agenda - June 10, 2015

    Planning Commission meeting agenda for June 10, 2015

    05A Pre Application 2100 5th Street Apartments

    05A Pre Application 2100 5th Street Apartments Applicant Presentation

    06A Inter … more

  • Agenda - May 27, 2015

    Planning Commission meeting agenda for May 27, 2015

    05A General Plan Consistency CIPs

    05B PC Minutes Nov 12 2014

    06A Grande Subdivision

    06B Villages at Willow Creek (large file - 46Mb)

    07A … more

  • Agenda - April 8, 2015

    Planning Commission meeting agenda for April 8, 2015

    05A Minutes Oct 2015

    05B Minutes Oct 2014

    05C Minutes Jan28 2015

    06 Shell Station Demolition

    06 Shell Station Demolition Presentation … more

  • Agenda - January 28, 2015

    Planning Commission meeting agenda for January 28, 2015

    05A PC Minutes Jul 09 2014

    06B Secondary Dwelling Units Ordinance

    06B Secondary Dwelling Units Presentation

    07 Upcoming Meeting … more

  • Agenda - January 14, 2015

    Planning Commission meeting agenda for January 14, 2015

    05A Minutes PC Jun25 2014

    05A Minutes PC May28 2014

    06A Housing Element Revisions

    HE Site Inventory Redline

    06A Housing Element … more

  • Agenda - November 12, 2014

    Planning Commission meeting agenda for Wednesday, November 12, 2014

    05A Minutes May28 2014

    06A Olive Drive Market CUP

    06B Housing Element

    HE Site Inventory (Redline)

    07 Upcoming Meeting … more

  • Agenda - October 22, 2014

    Planning Commission meeting agenda for October 22, 2014

    05 Grande School Site

    06A Reduced Setback 2622 Grambling Court

    06B Merge and Re Sub 216 W Eighth Street

    08 Upcoming Meeting Dates

    more

  • Agenda - October 8, 2014

    Planning Commission meeting agenda for October 8, 2014

    05 Paso Fino Supplemental Report

    05 Paso Fino Staff Report - September 24, 2014

    05 Paso Fino Supplemental Report ATT 3 Plans

    06B … more

Meeting Type: Commission

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