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The Planning Commission (PC), established in 1982, is coordinated by the Design and Development Department and is comprised of five members appointed by the City Council. The Commission’s regularly scheduled meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers. The Commission’s primary function is to carry out the powers and duties as prescribed in the Planning and Zoning Laws of the State of California and the City of La Quinta Zoning Ordinance, as well as to serve as an advisory body to the City Council. The Planning Commission’s duties include developing and maintaining the City’s General Plan, consideration of new development applications, design review of new developments, development of specific plans, and similar planning duties.

For more information about the PC, contact us at cdd@la-quinta.org or (760) 777-7125.

For a list of current Commissioners, click here.

ABOUT AGENDAS, STAFF REPORTS AND MINUTES

The Minutes for the Planning Commission meetings will not be available until they have been approved at the next regular meeting.

The meeting agendas are typically available not less than 72 hours prior to each meeting and may be downloaded by clicking on one of the Event links below.

Staff reports (unsigned, without attachments) are available by clicking on the item titles listed on the agenda, but may not be the latest version, as the City of La Quinta reserves the right to make changes to staff reports prior to the beginning of each meeting.  The City also reserves the right to make changes to the order of items listed on the agenda.

For signed copies of staff reports, as well as any accompanying attachments, you may contact the Design and Development Department at (760) 777-7125 or cdd@la-quinta.org.


FOR AGENDAS FOR CURRENT MEETINGS, GO TO THE CALENDAR 

City Council and Planning Commission Joint Meeting

CLICK HERE TO PRINT THE AGENDA IN .PDF FORMAT

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CITY COUNCIL AND PLANNING COMMISSION JOINT MEETING
AGENDA

 CITY HALL STUDY SESSION ROOM
78-495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta

 JOINT MEETING on TUESDAY, JANUARY 12, 2016 at 5:00 P.M.

CALL TO ORDER BY CITY COUNCIL

Roll Call:  Council Members Franklin, Osborne, Peña, Radi, and Mayor Evans

CALL TO ORDER BY PLANNING COMMISSION

Roll Call: Commissioners Bettencourt, Blum, Fitzpatrick, Wright, and Chairperson Wilkinson

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PUBLIC COMMENT

At this time members of the public may address Council and the Commission on any matter not listed on the agenda.  Please complete a “Request to Speak” form and limit your comments to three minutes.

CONFIRMATION OF AGENDA

STUDY SESSION

1.  Discussion of the Ad-hoc Committee’s final recommendations on proposed changes to Titles 8, 9, and 13 of the
La Quinta Municipal Code related to the development review process.        

ADJOURNMENT BY CITY COUNCIL

ADJOURNMENT BY PLANNING COMMISSION

DECLARATION OF POSTING

I, Monika Radeva, Executive Assistant, of the City of La Quinta, do hereby declare that the foregoing Agenda for the City Council and Planning Commission joint meeting was posted in the public lobby of the La Quinta City Hall at 78-495 Calle Tampico, and the bulletin boards at 78-630 Highway 111, and the La Quinta Cove Post Office at 51-321 Avenida Bermudas, on January 8, 2016.

DATED:  January 5, 2016

MONIKA RADEVA, Executive Assistant
City of La Quinta, California

PUBLIC NOTICES

 The La Quinta City Study Session Room is handicapped accessible.  If special equipment is needed for the hearing impaired, please call the City Clerk’s office at 777-7123, twenty-four (24) hours in advance of the meeting and accommodations will be made.

If special electronic equipment is needed to make presentations to the Commission and Board, arrangements should be made in advance by contacting the City Clerk’s office at 777-7123.  A one (1) week notice is required.

If background material is to be presented to the Commission and Board during an Planning Commission and Architectural and Landscaping Review Board joint meeting, please be advised that eight (8) copies of all documents, exhibits, etc., must be supplied to the Secretary for distribution.  It is requested that this take place prior to the beginning of the meeting.

Any writings or documents provided to a majority of the Commission and Board regarding any item(s) on this agenda will be made available for public inspection at the Community Development Department’s counter at City Hall located at 78-495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, California, 92253, during normal business hours.

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