Planning Commission


Principal advisory body to the Board of Supervisors on planning and related matters; accomplishes its mission by holding public hearings and making recommendations on proposed general plans, studies and zoning text amendments, reviewing and making decisions on major land development proposals and by encouraging citizen leadership and participation in the planning process.


SeatNameRepresentsTermAppointed ByExpires
1Robyn DahlgrenDistrict 14 yearsBoard of SupervisorsDecember 31, 2026
2Nathan HerzogDistrict 24 yearsBoard of SupervisorsDecember 31, 2026
3Anthony DeMatteiDistrict 34 yearsBoard of SupervisorsDecember 31, 2024
4Daniel WoodwardDistrict 44 yearsBoard of SupervisorsDecember 31, 2024
5Mark WattsDistrict 54 yearsBoard of SupervisorsDecember 31, 2024
6Bridget PowersAt-Large East of Sierra Crest4 yearsBoard of SupervisorsDecember 31, 2026
7Richard JohnsonAt-Large West of Sierra Crest4 yearsBoard of SupervisorsDecember 31, 2024


Composed of seven members: 

  • 1 from each Supervisorial District with terms concurrent with the District Supervisor and appointed by the Board
  • 2 At-Large members appointed by the Board of Supervisors
  • 1 At-Large member shall reside east of the Sierra Crest
  • 1 At-Large member shall reside west of the Sierra Crest

The terms will be for four years, and compensation will be at $100 per diem including payment of any additional expenses necessary to attend meetings and to perform the duties of the office.

Regular Meetings

  • 10 a.m.
  • 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month
  • Planning Commission Chambers
     3091 County Center Drive
     Auburn, CA 95603

Agendas, Minutes, Media (Videos) and Live-stream

Agendas are available prior to the meetings; minutes are available following approval.  A live-streaming video feed of Planning Commission meetings is available during a current meeting.  Recordings of previous meetings can be accessed in the archives.
View Most Recent Agendas, Minutes, Media and Live-stream

The Planning Commission Hearing Room will be open to in-person attendance; and can also be observed online:

Public comment will be offered in-person and virtually through a Zoom meeting webinar.  Please review the options listed below:

By Computer - Right before the scheduled meeting at 10:00 am, please click on the following link:
The Meeting moderator will let you into the meeting to watch the hearing. To make a public comment on an item, you must select the "Raise Hand" button so the moderator knows you would like to speak. **Please keep your microphone muted until directed to provide your comment.**

By Telephone - There are two toll-free numbers provided by Zoom for you to call in to listen to the public meeting. Dial +1 (877) 853-5247 or +1 (888) 788-0099. When prompted to enter the Meeting I.D., please enter 838 9180 7945  to join the meeting. When using the telephone, please press *6 to mute.  To make a public comment you must "Raise your Hand" by pressing *9.  This informs the moderator you would like to speak and will let you know when it is time to do so.

**The Public will have 3 minutes to make comments.**

- Alternatively, citizens may submit their comments in written form at the following link:

- The public may email comments to the Planning Commission Clerk, Andrea Dashiell,, or mail the same through the U.S. Postal Service to the County, Attn.:  Planning Commission Clerk, 3091 County Center Dr., Auburn, CA 95603.

- All public comments received prior to 5 p.m. the day before the meeting will be provided to the Commission members electronically or in written format.

- All correspondence submitted will become part of the permanent record.

- The public may always view a live video feed of the meeting online from the comfort / safety of their own home or workplace at  Closed captioning is available.

- Planning Commission meeting agendas are publicly posted for review on the county website at

All members of the public are asked to adhere to the above guidelines as well as all guidance by the County Public Health Officer.

For more information on COVID-19 novel coronavirus please visit the Placer County Public Health page


Appeals shall be in writing, and can be submitted online using E-Services to file an Appeal and payment.  An email will be sent with the link to make your payment online.  Front Counter services have reopened at the Community Development Resource Agency (CDRA) where a hard copy of the Appeal using the Universal Application Form and Appeal Form, as well as accompanying documentation and payment, can be submitted.  Please verify current Front Counter Service hours here:  Community Development Resource Agency | Placer County, CA