Planning Commission

The Planning Commission’s functions are as follows:

Periodic review and revision of the General Plan whenever necessary.

  • Implement the General Plan, goals and objectives through actions including, but not limited to, the administration of sepcific plans, zoning and subdivision ordinance.

  • Annual review of the capital improvement program (CIP) of the county and the local public works of other local agencies for their consistency with the County’s General Plan, pursuant to Article 7 (commencing with Section 65400) of the California Government Code.

  • Endeavor to promote public interest in, and comment on applicable General Plan amendments, and understanding of the General Plan, and regulations relating to it.

  • Consult and advise with public officials and agencies, public utility companies, civic leaders, educational institutions, professional, and other organizations, and citizens generally concerning implementation of the general plan.

  • Promote coordination of local development plans and programs with the adopted plans and programs of other public agencies.

  • Perform other functions as the Board of Supervisors provides, including conducting studies and preparing plans other than those required or authorized by the title.

Besides implementing the County’s General Plan and the Land Use Ordinance, the Planning Commission is also involved with various types of development permits and environmental reviews.

Commissioners

Rudy Schaffner
Chairman
Appointed by District 5 Supervisor
Carson Kalin
Vice-Chairman
Appointed by District 4 Supervisor
Dennis Bergh
Appointed by District 2 Supervisor
Sergio Cabanas
Appointed by District 2 Supervisor
Vacant
Appointed by District 5 Supervisor
Scott Wright
Appointed by District 3 Supervisor
Ernesto Medina
Appointed by District 1 Supervisor
Katheryn Cynthia Dunn
Appointed by District 4 Supervisor
Russell Roben
Appointed by District 3 Supervisor
Lewis Pacheco
Appointed by District 1 Supervisor

Hearings

Hearings are held every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at 9:00 AM in the Board Room at 940 Main St, El Centro, CA 92243.

Listen to hearings live or browse archived hearings.

Hearing Agenda Minutes Packages
Regular Meeting
November 16, 2023 at 9:00 AM
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Cancelled Meeting
November 8, 2023 at 9:00 AM
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Regular Meeting
October 25, 2023 at 9:00 AM
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Cancelled Meeting
October 11, 2023 at 9:00 AM
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Cancelled Meeting
September 27, 2023 at 9:00 AM
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Regular Meeting
September 13, 2023 at 9:00 AM
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Regular Meeting
August 23, 2023 at 9:00 AM
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Cancelled Meeting
August 9, 2023 at 9:00 AM
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Cancelled Meeting
July 26, 2023 at 9:00 AM
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Regular Meeting
July 12, 2023 at 9:00 AM
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Cancelled Meeting
June 28, 2023 at 9:00 AM
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Cancelled Meeting
June 14, 2023 at 9:00 AM
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Regular Meeting
May 24, 2023 at 9:00 AM
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Cancelled Meeting
May 10, 2023 at 9:00 AM
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Cancelled Meeting
April 26, 2023 at 9:00 AM
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