Planning Commission

Meetings

  • 6:00 p.m.
  • First and third Tuesday of every month
  • Grover W. Taylor Council Chambers
    8353 Sierra Avenue
    Fontana, CA 92335

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings.

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Agendas prior to February 5, 2012
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Minutes are also available following approval.
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Meeting videos are available here.

How to submit public comments to the Planning Commission:

  1. Via email at Planningdivision@fontana.org, if you would like your comment to be part of the agenda packet, your comment must be received by Noon on the Wednesday prior to the Regular Planning Commission Meeting. All comments received after Wednesday at Noon will be distributed to the Planning Commission prior to the meeting date.
  2. To speak during the meeting, you must register at live.fontana.org/RegisterPlanning. Once registered, you will be emailed the call-in information. This registration form will be available after the Agenda is posted publicly the week prior to the Regular Planning Commission Meeting. Members of the public must call in at 6:00 p.m. to speak during the meeting.
  3. Traducción en Español está disponible a petición. Favor de notificar al Departamento “City Clerk”, para más información llame al (909) 350-7602.

Members & Terms

The Planning Commission consists of five members, residents of the community appointed by the City Council to serve a two-year term.

  • Cathline Fort, Chair
    • Term: January 2021-2023 
  • Raj Sangha - Vice Chair
    • Term: January 2021-2023 
  • Idilio Sanchez, Secretary
    • Term: January 2021-2023 
  • Matthew Gordon, Commissioner
    • Term: January 2021-2023
  • Ralph Thrasher, Commissioner
    • Term: January 2021-2023

Overview

The Planning Commission consists of five members, residents of the community appointed by the City Council. The Commission holds regularly scheduled meetings to review development applications and proposals, as well as to make recommendations to the City Council on changes to the Development Code or land use policies for the City.

Notices for Commission meetings are mailed to all property owners within 660 feet of a proposed project or development. A legal ad is published in a newspaper of general circulation for the City of Fontana, and notices are posted on the public bulletin board at City Hall.

Responsibilities

The City Council has authorized the City of Fontana Planning Commission to review and make decisions on a variety of land use matters such as:

  • Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) license requests
  • Community Plans
  • Conditional use permits
  • Design reviews
  • Subdivisions
  • Variances

The Commission also reviews and makes recommendations to the City Council on issues pertaining to:

  • Annexations
  • General Plan
  • Land-use ordinances such as the Development Code
  • Policy issues regarding development
  • Specific Plans
  • Zone changes

Decisions

Decisions are reached at public hearings, and residents, business community members, and concerned citizens are encouraged to attend and participate in the discussion and decision process.

Additional Information

For more information, please email Maria Torres or call (909) 350-6728. You may also email the Planning Division Staff.

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