Planning Commission


The Planning Commission advises and make recommendations 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.
  1. Planning Commission

    Physical Address
    501 Poli St
    Council Chambers
    Ventura, CA 93001

    Phone: 805-654-7893

    • Meeting time:  6:00 p.m.
    • Meets 2nd Wednesday of every month (3rd Wednesday if needed)


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


There are 7 members serving 4-year terms.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

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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.