Apply Now to Join the Planning Commission
Applications due Aug 27


This position is to fill an Unscheduled Vacancy. The appointee shall serve throughout the remainder of the term set to expire on June 30, 2022.

The Planning Commission consists of five members appointed to alternating four-year terms. Responsibilities of the Planning Commission range from approval of residential neighborhoods, commercial shopping centers, and industrial parks to recommending policies to the City Council regarding long range planning, zoning criteria changes, and land development related topics.

Planning Commissioners must be at least 18 years of age, live within the City limits, and a registered voter.

The Planning Commission meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Each meeting requires several hours of preparation, reading staff reports, related material, and visiting proposed development sites.

Planning Commissioners are paid $300 per month.

Chapter 2.40 of the Rocklin Municipal Code specifically addresses the role of the Planning Commission as follows:

2.40.010 Established.

The Planning Commission of the City is established.

2.40.020 Composition and residency.

The Planning Commission shall consist of five members. Only residents of the City are eligible for membership on the commission.

2.40.030 Advisory members.

From time to time the council may designate city officials or employees as advisory members of the Planning Commission. Advisory members shall have no vote unless the resolution appointing the advisory member grants the advisory member a vote; and provided further, that there are not more than two such advisory members.

2.40.040 Term of office.

A. Members of the Planning Commission shall serve terms of four years and until their successors are appointed.

2.40.045 Compensation.

The compensation for a member of the Planning Commission shall be in an amount established by resolution of the City Council.

2.40.050 Absenteeism.

Any member of the Planning Commission who misses three consecutive regular meetings without the consent of the Planning Commission shall be deemed to have resigned, and his position shall be deemed vacant.

Applications are due to the City Clerk’s Office, 3970 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, California, 95677, by 5 p.m. on Friday, August 27, 2021.