Planning Commission

February 24th Virtual Meeting - CANCELLED
Agendas & Staff Report
The next Planning Commission meeting will be held on March 10, 2021 and the agenda and staff reports can be viewed here: View most recent agenda and staff reports beginning March 5th.
Join a WebEx meeting LIVE:

Note: 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.

Join with only an "audio" connection: 1-408-418-9388: Code:                  

WebEx recommends using Internet Explorer or Edge when provide live comment at the meeting.

Watch a live stream of the meeting at, YouTube at or on Cable TV-Channel 15.

Submit Public Comment via Email:
Submit your comments via email by 4pm on the PC meeting date of March 10, 2021 to allow the comments to be read before the hearing. Please submit your comment using this form, or send an email to (up to 1000 characters). When sending an email, please indicate in the Subject Line, the Agenda item number (i.e. Item No. 8A). Your form/email will be read by Planning Commission and placed into the item's record at the meeting. Every effort will be made to read your comment into the record, but some comments may not be read due to time limitation. All comments received by the conclusion of the agenda item will be made part of the record.

You may also scan the QR Code below to access the form to submit public comments or comments related to a specific agenda item via email before the meeting or during the meeting.
To Provide Public Comment Live at the Meeting Using WebEx:
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 that item, the Chair will call for public comment. The Virtual Meeting Host will announce those requesting to speak and unmute your mic allowing you to speak to the Planning Commissioners. 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.  

Public Hearing Notices and any materials related to an agenda item submitted to the Planning Commission after distribution of the agenda packet are available on the City's website -


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 Butler Francis
  • Scott McCarty
  • Jeannette Sanchez-Palacios
  • 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.