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Recruitment to Fill Five (5) Planning Commission Open Seats

Planning Commission Open Seats

The City of Perris has five (5) open seats on the Planning Commission, with the term of office effective July 1, 2019. Residents with a strong desire and willingness to serve the community are encouraged to apply. The Planning Commissioner Application form is available on the City’s website at or can be obtained from City Hall located at 101 North D Street in Perris. Completed applications must be submitted to the Office of Human Resources at City Hall by Friday, May 10, 2019 before 5:00 p.m. Applications postmarked after May 10 will not be accepted.

Recruitment Opening Date: April 10, 2019
Deadline to Apply Date: May 10, 2019

NOTE: Applications received after May 10, 2019 will not be considered.

Recruitment and Selection

Vacancies for any expired and/or unexpired term of membership in the Planning Commission will be filled by appointment as provided by Section 2.37.030 of the Perris Municipal Code. Appointments to the current open seats will be made by the Mayor and ratified by the City Council. Prior to filling any vacancy, the open seat shall be advertised pursuant to the terms of the Maddy Act. (Cal. Govt. Code § 54970 et seq.). Each member of the Planning Commission must be a qualified elector (registered voter) of the city at the time of his or her appointment and is required to remain registered during his or her term in office. Selection of Planning Commissioners shall remain at the discretion of the members of the City Council; however, qualifications for appointment may include knowledge of planning issues, experience in construction-related trades or occupations, and familiarity with the City. The City has the right to invite only qualified applicants to participate in the selection process.

Planning Commission’s Mission

The City of Perris Planning Commission is committed to promoting a high quality of life in the community through responsible land use decisions. The commission takes pride in preserving the City’s heritage and ensuring sustainable development for future generations. The Planning Commission plays important advisory, regulatory, and procedural roles in land use decisions for the City of Perris. The Commission is responsible for the review of issues related to community growth and development, and approval of land development requests such as Development Plan Reviews, Conditional Use Permits, and Major Modifications. The Commission administers land use regulations and provides the City Council with recommendations on matters relating to the implementation of the City General Plan, zoning, subdivision and municipal policies.

The compensation for Planning Commissioners is established as a stipend of one hundred ($100) dollars per regular meeting attended, not to exceed a total of two hundred dollars per month. The Commission meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Perris City Council Chambers.

For more information on these open seats, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (951) 943-6100.