Planning Commission

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The Planning Commission is an advisory body to the City Council, which is responsible for reviewing and acting on matters related to planning and development.  The Commission is composed of five members who shall be residents of the City, serve without compensation and be appointed by the City Council.  Each Commissioner will be appointed to a three-year  term.  For a full description of duties go to the following link: Description and Duties

Guidelines for Planning Commission Meeting related to COVID-19

The City of Cathedral City has taken action to protect our community and employees while protecting the fiscal health of our City Government.  Effective March 16, 2020, the City Council proclaimed the existence of an Emergency Situation and local emergency due to the worldwide spread of COVID-19 and implemented Emergency Actions.  In order to conduct City Council Meetings under the parameters ordered/directed by the Riverside County Health and Emergency Management departments and the California Health and Emergency Management departments, members of the Planning Commission will be able to participate in Planning Commission Meetings by teleconference.  In order to comply with social distancing to the greatest extent possible, we are encouraging the community to view the Planning Commission Meetings via livestream or on the Government Access Channel, your local Channel 17.  For those who would like to comment on Agenda items, we ask that you submit your correspondence electronically to the Planning Department at by 12:00 Noon on the day of the meeting.  Staff will monitor emails to the extent possible during the meeting and provide comments as possible.  All comments will be made part of the record.  Telephonic comments can also be submitted to the Planning Department at 760 770-0344 prior to 12:00 Noon on the day of the meeting.   We will be adhering to no more than 10 individuals in one location at a time and maintaining the 6 feet of distance from others.  We thank you for your cooperation during these uncertain times.

The Planning Commission meets on the First and Third Wednesday of each month beginning at 6:00 p.m. Meetings are open to the public and those interested are encouraged to attend.  Planning Commission Meetings are also broadcast live on Channel 17 or can be viewed via internet.  For complete agendas or to view past meetings since October 1, 2018, please use the following links:

Agendas and Minutes Beginning October 1, 2018

All meetings prior to 2016 can be found on the Archives page.

All meetings from 2016 to September 30, 2018 can be found by clicking here.