Planning Commission
Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at 6 P.M.
There are seven Planning Commissioners- one for each District. They are appointed by their elected City Council member. They are a decision-making body and consider the recommendations from the Design Review Committee.
The PC also will advise and recommend on the development and maintenance of general and specific plans. Review annual and five-year capital improvement programs. Advise and make recommendations on applications for zone changes, tract maps, subdivisions, variances, use permits, planned development permits, and related matters.
They also consider issues like parking and traffic and whether the project meets the form-based codes in the area of the city it is proposed. 

Agendas are available on the City of Ventura website:

Director's Hearings
2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 6 P.M.

Ms. Neda Zayer is Acting Community Development Director. The Community Development Director makes decisions regarding major sign permits, alcohol use permits, facade changes, building enhancements, extensions on building permits and other administrative issues. 

Agendas are available on the City of Ventura website:
Historic Preservation Committee 
Meetings are 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month
The HPC reports to the Planning Commission. They advise and recommend concerning the designation of historic districts, landmarks, sites, naturalconfigurations, buildings, structures and points of interest significant to the heritage and development of the City.

Agendas are available on the City of Ventura website.

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