Environmental & Transportation Advisory Committee

Liaison Agency

Public Works Agency

Meeting Date, Time and Place

2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:30 am Please call (714) 647-5662 for meeting information.
City Hall
Ross Annex, Room 1600
20 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA


Santa Ana Municipal Code Sec. 33.184. Duties and responsibilities of the Environmental and Transportation Advisory Committee.

  1. The duties of ETAC shall consist of acting in an advisory capacity to the city council in the study, review, and recommendations with regard to the removal, planting, replanting or disposition of public trees in the public right of way. ETAC shall review and make recommendations regarding requests for public tree removal by individual property owners, neighborhood associations, or developers. ETAC shall make recommendations on designated species for specific streets and neighborhoods.
  2. ETAC will assist in the dissemination of news and information regarding the protection, maintenance, removal and planting of public trees on public property to the city council and citizens of the City of Santa Ana.
  3. ETAC, when requested by the city council, shall consider, investigate, make finding, report and recommend upon any special matter of question coming within the scope of the urban forest.
  4. The duties of ETAC shall also consist of acting in an advisory capacity to the city council, in the study, review, and recommendation related to master planning of transportation and streetscape matters, and guiding principles on Water and Wastewater matters.
  5. ETAC shall provide general input regarding the City's Circulation Element, the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plans, and Citywide Complete Streets, and advice on major surface transportation programs. ETAC may also provide input on street environment, streetscape, and right of way aesthetics.


Total of 10 members: 7 regular members, 1 Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce representative, 1 Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Orange County representative, and 1 student representative.

Membership Requirements

  • Qualified elector of the City of Santa Ana
  • Cannot be a treasurer of a Political Action Commission
  • The two Chamber representatives are nominated by the respective Chamber of Commerce and are appointed by the City Council