Planning Commission

Regular Meetings

  • 6:00 p.m.
  • 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month
  • Council Chamber, 760 Mattie Road, Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • Interactive agendas, videos*, and minutes are available in the Agenda Center.
  • PDF-format agendas, packets, and reports are available in the Access Pismo public records portal.
  • Televised meetings are also re-broadcast on Government Access Channel 20 at 1:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., and 6:00 p.m daily, during the week following the meeting.
  • Archived video of all televised meetings is available here: Planning Commission Video Archive

Special Meetings

  • Times and locations as noticed. Agendas published 1 to 5 days prior.
  • PDF-format agenda packets and minutes are available in the Agenda Center. Audio may be available for some meetings.
  • PDF-format agendas, packets, and reports are available in the Access Pismo public records portal. Audio may be available for some meetings.

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Agendas & Minutes

You can pick up a copy of Planning Commission Agendas and staff reports at the Community Development Department Planning division office on the 2nd floor of City Hall at 760 Mattie Road on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month. The agenda for an upcoming meeting of the Planning Commission is also available 10 days ahead of the meeting.

Public Attendance

You may:

  • Attend the meeting in person
  • Watch the meeting live on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Charter Communications Ch. 20
  • Watch the recorded meeting daily during meeting weeks on Charter Communications Ch. 20 the week of the meeting at:
    • 1:00 a.m.
    • 9:00 a.m.
    • 6:00 p.m.
  • View meetings online: Agenda Center
  • Purchase a DVD of a Planning Commission meeting by contacting the City Clerk’s Office at 805-773-4657


Term Expires
Don OberhelmanFebruary 2024
Greg AlexFebruary 2025
Clare Malone PrichardFebruary 2025
Reed Van RozeboomFebruary 2025
Shauna WillsFebruary 2024

Contact the Commission / Submit Public Comment

The Planning Commission may be contacted as follows:

  • By email at
  • Mail or hand-delivered correspondence: 
    City Hall, Community Development Department
    760 Mattie Road
    Pismo Beach, CA 93449
  • Fax: 805-773-4684
  • General office phone: 805-773-4658
  • In person: At any public meeting. Refer to agenda for date, time and location. Comment accepted on agenda items before action is taken. Special meetings may limit comment to agenda topics only.


The Planning Commission, an advisory board to the City Council, consists of 5 members nominated by individual City Council Members and appointed by a majority vote of the City Council.

All Commissioners must be Pismo Beach residents and are required to take an oath of office prior to commencing their term of office.

Commission Duties

  • Review site plans
  • Makes amendments to the Development Code and General Plan
  • Reviews residential designs
  • Makes recommendations on surplus open space sales
  • Establishes design and development standards

*Technical Information

The Google Chrome internet browser works best for viewing interactive agenda content. To play meeting videos, Flash content must be enabled in your internet browser's settings. Please visit Adobe's Flash Player Help Page for instructions (see Step 4) on how to enable Flash in your browser. Please contact the City Clerk's office for additional information.

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