Comment NOT listed on the Planning Commission Agenda
If you desire to speak about an item NOT listed on the agenda, a “Request to Speak” card must be filed with the Minutes Clerk. Speakers are limited to three (3) minutes each. You may not give your time to another person. In conformance with the Brown Act, no action can occur on items presented during Public Comment.
Public Comment on Planning Commission Agenda Items
A “Request to Speak” card must be filled out with the Minutes Clerk BEFORE the item is announced. Speakers are limited to five (5) minutes each. You may not give your time to another person.
Communication Received for Planning Commission Agenda Items
Communications received from members of the public and staff regarding Planning Commission agenda items must be submitted no later than 12 p.m. on the day of the meeting. If the correspondence is submitted after the cut off time, there is no guarantee that it will be reviewed by the Planning Commission prior to the meeting. But the communication will be distributed to the Commissioners and included in the record for that agenda item.
Please submit Planning Commission related communications to email@example.com or the project planner for the particular agenda item.
Implementation of the General Plan: Makes recommendations to the City Council regarding implementation and updating of the General Plan. When needed, provides recommendations to the Council regarding policy issues that affect long-range planning for the city.
Review of development projects: Provides timely recommendations to the City Council when the Planning Department has completed its review of a development project for compliance with the General Plan and all zoning, subdivision and environmental ordinances. Provides a forum for public input into the review of development projects. Provides clear, concise findings to the City Council to support the recommendations of the Commission.
Implementation of the Growth Management Program: Provides report to the City Council on the local facilities management plans once the Planning Department has completed detailed review. Reviews annual Capital Improvement Program for consistency with Growth Management Program.
Pro-active capacity: Identifies potential problems and opportunities facing the city. Suggests special studies when appropriate.
Committees: Serves on special committees or task forces as requested by the City Council.
Source: Carlsbad Municipal Code, Chapter 2.24
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