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Planning Commissioner Position Open

Post Date:03/21/2018 9:30 AM

The Town Council is seeking a volunteer to serve on the Town's Planning Commission through January 2021.  The Planning Commission consists of five members appointed by the Town Council, and meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month.

The Planning Commission is responsible for addressing policy matters related to general land use and development in Town.  The Commission provides recommendations to the Town Council on legislative actions such as amendments to the Zoning Code and the General Plan.  In addition, the Commission reviews and acts on certain types of applications, such as conditional use permits, subdivisions, and variances, as well as reviewing appeals of the Architectural Site Control Commission (ASCC) and administrative staff decisions.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest to the Town Council by 5 pm on Friday, April 13, 2018. Letters can be emailed to or mailed via US Postal Service to Town Council 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley, CA 94028. The Town Council will conduct interviews at its regularly scheduled meeting on April 25, 2018.

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact Arly Cassidy, Interim Planning Director, at or (650) 851-1700 Ext. 230.

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