PLANNING COMMISSION

The Planning Commission meets the 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month, at 7:00pm in the Council Chambers (subject to change)

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City of Calabasas
100 Civic Center Way
Calabasas, CA 91302
818.224.1600
info@cityofcalabasas.com

City Hall Hours
M-Th, 7:30am-5:30pm
Friday, 7:30am-4:30pm
The Public Counter closes
at 2:00pm on Fridays

 

COMMISSIONERS
John Mueller, Chair
Dennis Washburn, Vice Chair
Wendy Fassberg
Peter Kraut
Mark Sikand
Steven Roseman, Alternate Member
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STAFF
Maureen Tamuri, AICP, Community Development Director

 

COMMISSION PROFILE

The Planning Commission consists of six residents of the City of Calabasas (five regular members and one alternate member) whose members are appointed by the City Council for a term of 2 years. Along with all the powers, duties, rights, privileges and authorities provided for by the law of the State of California, the Commission also:

Prepares and recommends to the City Council a comprehensive long-term General Plan and amendments and make reasonable and practical means for putting into effect the General Plan
Hears and makes recommendations to the City Council on any proposed zoning ordinance or amendment
Hears and decides applications for conditional use or other permits and applications for exceptions or variances from the terms of the zoning ordinance
Considers tentative maps of proposed subdivisions of land with recommendations to City Council.

 

Membership:

A. The commission shall consist of five (5) members and one (1) alternate, who shall be lawful residents of the city and electors during their respective terms of office. The city council shall appoint the alternate. The city council may reappoint the alternate to an unlimited number of terms.

B. Commissioners nominated by individual councilmembers shall have a term lasting for the lesser of two (2) years or until the expiration of the term of the councilmember who nominated him or her. The alternate shall have a term lasting two (2) years. Notwithstanding the expiration of a term, a commissioner or alternate shall continue until his or her successor has been appointed.

C. If a vacancy shall occur other than by expiration of a term, a new commissioner shall be appointed in the manner as set forth above and shall serve the unexpired portion of the term.

D. The alternate may participate in deliberations, but shall not vote unless at least one (1) commissioner is absent or abstains from a matter due to an actual or potential conflict of interest.

 

Compensation:

Each commissioner shall receive compensation in the amount of fifty dollars ($50.00) for each commission meeting attended or such other amount as may be established by resolution of the city council. No additional compensation shall be paid to commissioners, but commissioners may receive reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses incurred in connection with the performance of their duties. No expense of any kind shall be incurred by the commission or any commissioner, unless first authorized and approved by the city council.

 

City of Calabasas 2016