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Planning Commission

Agendas are now available for the upcoming Buena Park Planning Commission Meeting. Members of the public are invited and encouraged to attend - see details listed below.

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Meetings are held in the City Council Chamber, 6650 Beach Blvd. Commission details are listed below. 

Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at 7 p.m., or as otherwise adopted by the Planning Commission.

General Purpose and Duties

1. Consider and provide policy on planning matters.

2. Develop and formulate the General Plan with the help of staff for the orderly development of the City.

3. Initiate zone changes, amendments to the General Plan and the Zoning Ordinance. 

4. Recommend to City Council amendments of the Zoning Ordinance, zone changes, amendments to the General Plan, and other such matters as may be referred by the City Council.

5. Approve or deny variance, conditional use permits, site plans, tentative parcel maps, tentative tract maps, and conditions, covenants, and restrictions (CC&R's).

6. Conduct necessary research in conjunction with submitted plans.

7. Perform such tasks as shall be necessary to carry out provisions of the City Code and State Planning laws.

Terms of Office
Members shall be appointed by the Mayor with approval of the City Council for a term of three years.

Chairman and Vice-Chairman are selected at the first meeting in January of each year and serve for one year.

Staff Liaison 
Community Development Department - 714-562-3611


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