Application For Appointment To Planning Commission
To apply for the vacant Rocklin Planning Commission position, please fill out the online application at the bottom of this page. A PDF of the application is also available but completed copies must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office at 3970 Rocklin Road. All applications are due by 4 p.m. on January 27, 2017. Late submissions and postmarks will not be accepted.* Applicants who meet the requirements will be interviewed by City Council at a special meeting scheduled for Thursday, February 9, at 5 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at 3970 Rocklin Road. .
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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:
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