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Palmdale Planning Commission


Applicants are requested

The City of Palmdale is accepting applications for one planning commissioner to represent District 5 for the remainder of a term ending June 30, 2025. 

The members of the Planning Commission make recommendations to the City Council on land use and environmental policies and programs. The commission also reviews development applications for conditional use permits, subdivision maps, zoning ordinance amendments, zone changes, General Plan amendments, specific plans, variances, and other actions that shape the location, intensity, and design of development in Palmdale. Planning commissioners may also serve on special ad hoc committees. 

Applicants must reside in District 5 and be able to attend the Commission’s regular meeting on the second Thursday of each month at 7 pm in the Council Chamber. Commissioners receive a stipend of $100 per meeting, with a maximum of $200 per month. Applicants are encouraged to include a resume with their application. 

Interested individuals may apply online at and in the City Clerk’s office. Completed applications may be emailed to, hand-delivered, or mailed postmarked by the deadline to the Office of the City Clerk at 38300 Sierra Hwy., Ste. C, Palmdale, CA 93550 by the deadline of Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023, at 6 pm. 

For additional information, contact the Office of the City Clerk at (661) 267-5151.