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Planning and Design Commission

About the Commission

The Planning and Design Commission is a 13-member commission appointed by the City Council.

The City's Planning and Development Code can be found in Title 17 of the City Code.  The Commission has the authority and duty to carry out the provisions of this code, including:

  • Approve, conditionally approve, or deny Conditional Use Permits, Variances, Tentative Maps, and Site Plan and Design Review requests;
  • Hear appeals of decisions made at the Director Level;
  • Make recommendations to City Council on legislative entitlement requests, such as Rezones and General Plan amendments;
  • Make recommendations to City Council on policies and programs in support of the urban design program established under the Planning and Development Code, including urban design policies appropriate for inclusion in the City’s General Plan and other regulatory plans and programs.

Read more about the Rules of Procedure for the Planning and Design Commission.

2020 Planning and Design Commission Meeting Calendar

There is a 10-day appeal period after action by the Planning and Design Commission. If the entitlement is not appealed, the action of the Planning and Design Commission is final. If the entitlement is appealed, the entitlement is heard by the City Council and the action of the City Council is final.

Commission Members

Name

Title

Contact Information

 

Jia Wang-Connelly

 

Commissioner

 

Mailing Address:
300 Richards Blvd, 3rd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95811
Email: wangconnellypdc@gmail.com

 

Douglas Covill

 

Chair

Mailing Address:
300 Richards Blvd, 3rd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95811
Email: dcovill@cbnorcal.com

 

William Farrell

 

Commissioner 

 

Mailing Address:
300 Richards Blvd, 3rd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95811
Email: wdfarrell@hotmail.com

 

Nicolina Hernandez

 

Commissioner

Mailing Address:
300 Richards Blvd, 3rd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95811
Email: PDC.Nicolina@gmail.com

 

Todd Kaufman

 

Commissioner

Mailing Address:
300 Richards Blvd, 3rd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95811
Email: todd.s.kaufman@gmail.com

 

Lynn Lenzi

 

Commissioner

Mailing Address:
300 Richards Blvd, 3rd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95811
Email: lynnlenzi2@gmail.com

 

Alix Ogilvie

 

 

Commissioner

Mailing Address:
300 Richards Blvd, 3rd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95811
Email: aogilvie.sacpdc@gmail.com

 

Phil Pluckebaum

 

Vice-Chair

Mailing Address:
300 Richards Blvd, 3rd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95811
Email: phil.pluckebaum@gmail.com

 

Kendra Macias Reed

 

Commissioner

Mailing Address:
300 Richards Blvd, 3rd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95811
Email: kreed.pdc@gmail.com

 

Joseph Yee

 

Commissioner

Mailing Address:
300 Richards Blvd, 3rd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95811
Email: jyeepdc@gmail.com

Meeting archives

All meeting materials are now posted on the City Clerk's Legislative Bodies page: