Planning and Building Meetings

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is comprised of seven city residents, appointed by the Mayor and City Council to review both developmental proposals and policies related to land use within the City. While the Commission serves as an advisory body on matters related to Zoning and the General Plan, the Commission also has final authority to take action on a variety of land use applications such as conditional use permits, variances, minor exceptions, and subdivision requests, unless appealed to the City Council.

Current Roster

Commissioner Term Expires Ward Represented
Bao Pham 12/2024 Ward 1 
Miguel Calderon 12/2022 Ward 2
Isuri S. Ramos 12/2024 Ward 3
Mark McLoughlin (Chair) 12/2022 Ward 4
Alan Woo 12/2024 Ward 5
Thomas Morrissey (Vice Chair) 12/2022 Ward 6
Eric M. Alderete 12/2024 Citywide Representative

Contact Us

 

Meeting Date and Time

The Commission meets on the second and fourth Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. In light of COVID-19, meetings will be held in virtual setting via Zoom. For detailed information on how to participate, please visit the Meeting Participation pageIn-person meetings will resume on July 1, 2021.

 

Agenda and Staff Reports

The agenda and staff reports are posted here at least 72 hours prior to the meeting. The agenda is also posted on boards outside the Civic Center entrance, the Council Chambers and the Main Library. If you have any questions regarding the agenda or staff reports, please contact Recording Secretary Sarah Bernal.

 

Helpful Links

Public Hearing Notices and CEQA Notices for Completed Projects

Agendas and Minutes from meetings before 2021

Planning & Building Acronyms

License Types and Privileges

Planning Commission Bylaws

Brown Act Guide

Planning Commission Training 2018

Boards and Commissions Handbook

Ex Parte Disclosure Form


 

Historic Resources Commission

The Historic Resources Commission is comprised of nine city residents, appointed by the Mayor and city council to recognize and preserve historic structures important to the protection of the rich historic heritage of the City of Santa Ana. This nine-member board serves as an advisory body on matters related to policies and regulations on the protection, reuse, and rehabilitation of historic structures.

Meeting Date and Time

The Commission meets on the first Thursday of every other month (January, March, May, July, September, November) at 4:30 p.m. In light of COVID-19, meetings will be held in virtual setting via Zoom. For detailed information on how to participate, please visit the Meeting Participation pageIn-person meetings will resume on July 1, 2021.

 

Agenda and Staff Reports

The agenda and staff reports are posted here at least 72 hours prior to the meeting. The agenda is also posted on boards outside the Civic Center entrance, the Council Chambers and the Main Library. If you have any questions regarding the agenda or staff reports, please contact Recording Secretary Sarah Bernal.

Helpful Links

Historic Preservation

Historic Property Applications and Handouts

Local Register of Historic Properties

Historic Properties Map


 

Zoning Administrator

The Zoning Administrator is authorized to act on the following as defined in Chapters 34 and 41.

  • Minor exceptions as listed in section 41-632(a)(3)
  • Residential Relocation
  • Tentative Parcel Map
  • Underground Utility Waivers
  • Temporary Trailer Permits

Meeting Date and Time

Meetings occur on the third Wednesday of each month, as needed, at 10:30 a.m. In light of COVID-19, meetings are conducted in a virtual environment via Zoom. For detailed information on how to participate, please visit the Meeting Participation pageIn-person meetings will resume on July 1, 2021.

Agenda and Staff Reports

The agenda and staff reports are posted here at least 72 hours prior to the meeting. The agenda is also posted on boards outside the Civic Center entrance, the Council Chambers and the Main Library. If you have any questions regarding the agenda or staff reports, please contact Recording Secretary Sarah Bernal.


 

Comlink & NIP Neighborhood Meetings

Please Call (714) 667-2260 for meeting status.