Planning Commission

July 8th Virtual Meeting - CANCELLED
Agendas & Staff Report
The next PC meeting is scheduled on July 22nd.  The agenda and staff report for the July 22nd hearing can be viewed here: View most recent agenda and staff reports beginning Thursday, July 16th.
To Join the Hearing Live:
The virtual meeting will be held on WebEx Events. You can join the hearing as it is occuring by clicking the following:

When you join, you will be an attendee at the meeting where you will be able to listen and see but will not be visible on screen and will be muted.
To Submit Public Comment Live:
If you would like to make a comment on an item during the meeting there will be a Chat function on your screen.  You can write, "I would like to speak on Agenda Item #__" in the Chat comment box. During the discussion of the item, the Planning Commission Chair will allow public comment. The City Clerk will announce those requesting to comment and unmute your mic allowing you to speak. You will be heard but not visible on screen. You will have 3 minutes to provide your comments. When you are finished, your mic will be muted again.
To Join the Hearing via Telephone:
You can join the hearing through an audio connection by calling 1-408-418-9388 and entering the following Access code: 6218 998 4619.
Note: Audio connection will not be able to provide public comment as the hearing is occurring.
To Submit Public Comment via Telephone:
You can submit your comments via telephone by calling (805) 654-7869 by 4:00 p.m. of the day of the hearing. Please indicate you are calling about the July 22nd Planning Commission Meeting and which Agenda Item you are referencing.

To Watch the Meeting: 
You can watch the live streaming or on television channel 15.
To Submit Written Public Comment:
You can submit your written comments by 4:00 p.m. on the day of the hearing by using the Electronic Public Comment Form. Please indicate the Subject Line, the Agenda Item number (i.e. item No. 8). Your written comment will be read into the record by the PC Chair at the hearing.

Please note: Every effort will be made to read your comment into the record but some comments may not be read due to time limitations. All comments received by the conclusion of the agenda will be made part of the record.


The Planning Commission advises and make recommendation to the City Council on land use related matters, such as General or Specific Plans, Changes of Zone, and Ordinance Amendments: Consider applications for subdivisions, Variances, Use Permits, Planned Development Permits; Act as an appellate body regarding administrative decisions; Review the annual and five-year capital improvement programs.

Learn how meetings are run by reading the Adopted Protocols.


  • Jane Farkas, Chair
  • David Comden, Vice Chair
  • Kara Davis
  • Nancy Francis
  • Scott McCarty
  • Jennifer Miller
  • Lucas Zucker


There are 7 members serving 4-year terms.


  • Meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month.
  • Meeting time: 6:00 PM
  • Location: meeting virtually

Contact Us

Phone: (805) 654-7869

Meeting Videos

Planning Commission Meeting Videos
The information may change up to 72 hours prior to the commencement of a regular meeting, and up to 24 hours prior to commencement of a special meeting. All Planning Commission meetings are televised live on Channel 15 in Ventura. Planning Commission meetings are also streamed live over the Internet, and archived videos are available for viewing 24 hours a day.