Planning Commission


Principal advisory body to the Board of Supervisors on planning and related matters. The Planning Commission holds public hearings and makes recommendations on proposed general plans, studies, and zoning text amendments; reviews and makes decisions on major land development proposals; and encourages citizen leadership and participation in the planning process.


SeatNameRepresentsTermAppointed ByExpires
1Robyn Dahlgren
District 14 yearsBoard of SupervisorsDecember 31, 2026
2George AlvesDistrict 24 yearsBoard of SupervisorsDecember 31, 2026
3Anthony DeMattei
District 34 yearsBoard of SupervisorsDecember 31, 2024
4Daniel Woodward
District 44 yearsBoard of SupervisorsDecember 31, 2024
5Jeff Ronten
District 53 yearsBoard of SupervisorsDecember 31, 2024
6Mark Watts
At-Large East of Sierra Crest4 yearsBoard of SupervisorsDecember 31, 2026
7Richard Johnson
At-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

View Most Recent Agendas, Minutes, Media 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 review on Agenda Center.  

The public may always view a live video feed of the meetings online from the comfort / safety of their own home or workplace by accessing the zoom link posted on each respective meetings agenda.  Closed captioning is available.

The public may email comments to the Planning Commission Clerk at or mail written comments to Placer County Planning Commission, 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.


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