Planning Commission

November 25th Virtual Meeting - Cancelled
Agendas & Staff Report
The next Planning Commission Meeting will be on December 9th.  The agenda and staff reports can be viewed here: View most recent agenda and staff reports beginning December 4th.
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:

WebEx link only works while meeting is LIVE.  After meeting has ended, use the Archived Video link to view the meeting.  You must join the WebEx Meeting to provide Public Comment Live - see below.
To Submit Public Comment Live:
You must attend the WebEx Meeting with audio connected to your computer/device, you will see Chat feature on your screen.  You can write, “I would like to speak on Agenda Item #__” in the Chat feature.  During the discussion of the item, the Chair will call for public comment.  The Host will announce those requesting to speak and unmute your mic allowing you to speak to the Planning Commission.  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.
To Join the Hearing via Telephone:
You can join with only an "audio" connection: 1-408-418-9388 / Access Code: 126 334 7888.
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 pm of the day of the hearing. Please indicate you are calling about the December 9th Planning Commission hearing and which Agenda item you are referencing.

To Watch the Meeting: 
You can watch live streaming or an Archived Video  Cable TV- Channel 15, live and replayed as listed on CAPS media schedule.
To Submit Written Public Comment:
Submit your written comments by 4:00 p.m. on the Planning Commission meeting day by using the Electronic Agenda Public Comment Form.. Please indicate in the Subject Line, the Agenda item number (i.e. Item No. 8). Your written comment will be read by Planning Commission Chair and placed into the item’s record 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.