Planning Commission

Planning Commission Meetings

Due to COVID-19 concerns, the Governor of the State of California has issued Executive Order N-29-20 and Order N-25-20 establishing social distancing measures and suspending provisions of the Brown Act. For this reason, we ask that you:


A link to view the meeting will be posted on on the Friday before the meeting. Public comment on ALL agenda items as well as general public comment will be taken at the prescribed time. Please submit only one comment per agenda item number and only one general public comment.


To submit public comment to the Planning Commission please email and provide your name, the agenda item number(s) on which you wish to speak. If you do not have access to email, a voicemail may be left at 707 445-7541 and will follow the same procedure as email public comments. All public comment submitted after the agenda has been published will be included with the administrative record after the fact.


Participate in the public comment period of the meeting in the following two ways:

  1. Via Computer as an attendee: To raise your hand click the Raise Hand icon on the bottom of the Zoom window. When you click the Raise Hand icon, a hand icon will appear next to your name that will notify the host your hand is raised. You will also see the hand icon turn green. When you want to lower your hand, you can click the hand icon again and your hand will be lowered. When you are called upon to speak the Zoom platform will ask you for permission to unmute your mic.  If you encounter any issues, please use the call-in option below.


  1. Via phone call using cellphone or landline: When the Planning Commission meeting begins, call in to the conference line. When the Planning Commissioner starts to discuss the item you wish to comment on, Press *9 to raise your hand. When you are called upon to speak, you will be prompted to unmute your mic.


The County of Humboldt is committed to providing equal access to all county programs, services and activities through the provision of accommodations for individuals with disabilities as required under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). With 72 hours prior notice, a request for reasonable accommodation or modification can be made.  Please contact the Planning Commission clerk at 707-445-7541 or by email or the ADA Coordinator at 844-365-0352 or by email at


This notice is also available via PDF.


  • 6 - 9:30 pm
  • 1st Thursday of the month
  • Board of Supervisors' Chambers
    Humboldt County Courthouse
    825 5th Street
    Eureka CA, 95501
  • Wheelchair access is located at the 829 4th Street entrance
Study sessions may occur during a scheduled meeting between 5:00 pm and 5:55 pm. Special meetings may also be scheduled by the Commission.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View All Agendas and Minutes

Public Comments

To email public comments to the Planning Commission, please contact the Planning Clerk.


To serve on the Planning Commission, please fill out an application and submit it to the Clerk of the Board. Citizens from any district in Humboldt County are welcome to apply, though some appointments are district-specific.

You can also mail applications to:
Humboldt County Clerk of the Board
825 5th Street, Room 111
Eureka, CA 95501


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Planning Commission Members
Member Representing Email
Alan Bongio District 1
Thomas Mulder District 2
Noah Levy, Vice Chair District 3
Mike L Newman District 4
Peggy O'Neill District 5
Melanie McCavour At-Large
Brian Mitchell At-Large


  • Ordinance Numbers: 2214, 1472, 1350, 1080, 932, 597, 436, 330, and 166
  • Appointing Power: Board of Supervisors
  • Members: 7 members (1 member from each district and 2 members at-large)
  • Qualifications: Must live within District represented for District 1-5 categories
  • Term: 4 Years
  • Function: Make decisions on planning and zoning matters