Land Use & Circulation

Planning & Community Development Department website: 

https://www.smgov.net/Departments/PCD/

Plans and Projects:

https://www.smgov.net/Departments/PCD/Plans-Projects/

Communicating with your City Council:

  1. Council meetings: The Council generally meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, with the public portion of the meeting beginning around 6:30 PM.
  2. Agendas: Council agendas, staff reports, minutes, and videos are posted at http://www.smgov.net/departments/clerk/agendas/aspx and agendas must be posted at least 72 hours before the meeting.
  3. Comments: Your comments on specific agenda items can be e-mailed to CouncilMtgItems@smgov.net and to individual Council members at: Gleam.Davis@smgov.net, Sue.Himmelrich@smgov.net, Kevin@McKeown.net, Pam.OConnor@smgov.net, Terry.ODay@smgov.net, Tony.Vazquez@smgov.net, Ted.Winterer@smgov.net — Include the meeting date and the agenda item # in the Subject line.
  4. U.S. mail: You can also mail letters to the City Council at:
    City Clerk, 1685 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA  90401
  5. Attending a Council meeting: The City Council meets at City Hall, 1685 Main St. The Council Chambers are on the 2nd floor, and the public portion of the meeting begins at 6:30 PM.
  6. Parking: You can park in the Civic Center Parking Structure on 4th St. The entrance is on the west side of 4th St. between Pico and the freeway. Turn off 4th at Civic Center Drive, opposite the Doubletree Hotel. Keep the parking ticket with you so you can get it validated in City Hall. If not, you’ll need a credit card to get out of the parking structure.
  7. Public comment: The City Council meets in the Council Chambers on the 2nd floor of City Hall. There will be a table on the 2nd floor with agendas and speaker cards. Fill out a card, check “2 minutes,” and hand the card to a staff person. You’ll get 2 minutes at the microphone when your name is called. If you subsequently decide not to speak, you can always “pass” when your name is called.
  8. Watching the meetings: Regularly scheduled City Council meetings are broadcast live on CityTV Channel 16 and live streamed at https://www.smgov.net/video/  Starting at 8 PM, Council meetings are also broadcast live on KCRW 89.9 FM.

Communicating with your Planning Commission:

  1. Planning commission meetings: The Planning Commission generally meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7 PM in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 1695 Main Street.
  2. Agendas: Planning Commission members, minutes, audio/video recordings, and agendas are
    posted at https://www.smgov.net/Departments/PCD/Boards-Commissions/Planning-Commission/
    Agendas must be posted at least 72 hours before each meeting.
  3. Comments: Your comments on specific agenda items can be e-mailed to amy.anderson@smgov.net , mario.fonda-bonardi@smgov.net , nina.fresco@smgov.net, jennifer.kennedy@smgov.net , leslie.lambert@smgov.net , richard.mckinnon@smgov.net , jason.parry@smgov.net
    Include the meeting date and the agenda item # in the “Subject” line.

    If you want your emails included in the Public Record, copy them to the Commission secretary at kyle.ferstead@smgov.net

    You can also copy emails to the Director of Planning and Community Development at david.martin@smgov.net
  4. Attending a meeting: The City Council meets at City Hall, 1685 Main St. The Council Chambers are on the 2nd floor, and the meetings generally begin at 7 PM.
  5. Parking: You can park in the Civic Center Parking Structure on 4th St. The entrance is on the west side of 4th St. between Pico and the freeway. Turn off 4th at Civic Center Drive, opposite the Doubletree Hotel. Keep the parking ticket with you so you can get it validated in City Hall. If not, you’ll need a credit card to get out of the parking structure.
  6. Public comment: Get a speaker’s request form (“chit”) from Kyle Ferstead, the Commission secretary, who will be seated at the right side of the dais.
  7. Watching the meetings: Regularly scheduled Planning Commission meetings are broadcast live on CityTV Channel 16 and live streamed at https://www.smgov.net/video/

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Downtown Development Agreements — 6-8-13

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Miramar EIR Scoping — 6-2-13

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2nd Street Development Agreement — 5-24-13

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Village Trailer Park — 4-8-13 — 2nd reading

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Transportation Impact Fee — 2-21-13

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Village Trailer Park development agreement 1st reading – 3-18-13

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Pico-Centinela 11-27-12 float-up

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Village Trailer Park –  11-25-12

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Roberts Center –  1-26-12

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Walgreens — 9-20-11

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Bergamot Transit Village – 8-22-11

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Colorado Creative Studio Project –  7-23-11

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Santa Monica College — 8-1-10 — EIR Comments

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Santa Monica College — 6-3-10 — Draft EIR Comment

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Bundy Village & Medical Park — 11-17-09

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