Application for Planning Commission

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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.

To apply, fill the form below

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:

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.

  1. Members of the Planning Commission shall serve terms of four years and until their successors are appointed.
  2. Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection A of this section, those members of the Planning Commission whose term would have expired on December 31, 1995, shall continue in office until December 31, 1996, and until their successors are appointed. Those members of the Planning Commission whose term would have expired on December 31, 1997, shall continue in office until December 31, 1998, 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.

 

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(Street address, unit number)



Do you or any members of your immediate family:



Education / Training / Special Qualifications


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(include date issued and registration number if applicable)


Employment History / Work Experience


Current or most-recent employer

Name and title of supervisor, phone, address of company.

(Employed from date, to date)

Previous Employer

Name and title of supervisor, phone, address of company.

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Disclosure


If your answer is “Yes” to either of the following questions, please give details in the space provided below. Attach additional sheets if necessary.


Ethnic Self-Identification Form



REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS

STATEMENT OF ECONOMIC INTEREST FORM 700: Per the State of California Fair Political Practices Commission, persons appointed to the Planning Commission are required to file a Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700). This rule requires the disclosure of a variety of sources of income for public officials.


ETHICS TRAINING: All appointees are required to satisfy the local ethics training requirement mandated by Government Code Section 53234. Information for an online training resource will be provided by the City Clerk upon appointment.


Offers of Appointment are conditional upon successful completion of fingerprint clearance.


AUTHORIZATION AND RELEASE

I understand that in connection with this application for appointment, an investigation of my personal and business background may be conducted. I hereby authorize the release of any and all information pertaining to me or businesses in which I participate, including information of a confidential or privileged nature in the possession of government or private agencies or individuals. I hereby release all such agencies or individuals who furnish such information from liability for damage, which may result from furnishing the information requested.


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