Planning Commission Recruitment
The City of Rancho Palos Verdes is accepting applications to fill four vacancies on the Planning Commission. These are volunteer, non-paying positions with terms of office ending in June 2024. However, Commissioners receive a stipend of $135 per month.
The seven-member Planning Commission makes decisions on specific private land use planning applications such as subdivision maps, variances, and conditional use permits; reviews environmental assessments, such as Environmental Impact Reports and Negative Declarations; makes decisions on development projects, zoning changes, grading and neighborhood compatibility applications, view restoration permits, utility projects and right-of-way encroachments in the City; considers appeals of staff decisions on land use planning applications, and considers wireless telecommunication permit applications in the public right-of-way.
The committee meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. in McTaggart Hall at Fred Hesse Jr. Community Park, with meetings held in a hybrid in-person/virtual format.
How to Apply
Those interested in applying must submit an application to the City Clerk’s Office by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 22. To be considered for appointment, an applicant must be a resident of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes. To apply, please visit the Advisory Board Recruitment page on the City website. Applications may also be requested by contacting the City Clerk’s Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 310-544-5217.
Interviews with the City Council are tentatively scheduled to take place on November 2 and November 16 prior to the regularly scheduled City Council meetings virtually using the Zoom platform. The City Clerk’s Office will confirm the date and time of the interviews with the applicants.