Planning Commission

Purpose

The Planning Commission's primary responsibilities include:

  • Advising the City Council on agricultural preserves and land conservation contract action
  • Advising the City Council on development agreements, master development plans and specific plans
  • Advising the City Council on development code amendments and zoning map amendments
  • Approving conditional use permits, parcel, tract and vesting maps; surface mining permits and variances
  • Promoting coordination of local plans and programs with other public agencies
  • Reviewing and receiving public input on the general plan and implements it through administration of specific plans, zoning and subdivision ordinances
  • Reviewing capital improvement programs for consistency with the general plan

Meetings

The Planning Commission meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. at City Council Chambers, City Hall.  

Rules of Procedure

View the Planning Commission Rules of Procedure (PDF).

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 

To view current and past Planning Commission Agendas, Minutes, and Video Click here.

  • To view September 14, 2022 Planning Commission Agenda Click here.

Staff Liaisons

Jarrett Ramaiya

Staff Liaison
Phone: (951) 461-6069
JR[email protected]

Tanya Wells

Support Staff 
Phone: (951) 461-6060
TWells@MurrietaCA.gov

Meet the Commissioners

Michael LaPaglia

Chair
Term Expiration: December 31, 2022  

Michael Fisher

Vice Chair
Term Expiration: December 31, 2024

Jon Levell

Commissioner
Term Expiration: December 31, 2022  

James King

Commissioner
Term Expiration: December 31, 2022

Craig Harlan

Commissioner
Term Expiration: December 31, 2024  

[Vacant]

Alternate 1 
Term Expiration: December 31, 2022

[Vacant]

Alternate 2 
Term Expiration: December 31, 2024