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 view the meeting and comment remotely.

Viewing the Meeting and Comment Remotely

Links to view each meeting are posted on the County Legistar Calendar on the Friday before each 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.

Email Public Comment

To submit public comment to the Planning Commission, please email planningclerk@co.humboldt.ca.us and provide your name and 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.

Public Comment Instructions During the Meeting

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. 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.
  2.  Via Phone Call Using 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 by phone at 707-445-7541 or by email at planningclerk@co.humboldt.ca.us, or contact the ADA Coordinator by phone at 844-365-0352 or by email at ada@co.humboldt.ca.us.

This Planning Commission Notice is also available via PDF.

Meetings

  • 6:00 pm - 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.

Public Notices

Public Notices for Planning Commission can be found here.

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.

Applications

To serve on the Planning Commission, please fill out an Application to Serve 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

Members

MemberRepresentingEmail
Alan Bongio
District 14alanbongio@gmail.com
Thomas MulderDistrict 2hrh707@outlook.com
Noah Levy, Vice ChairDistrict 3noah@landwaterconsulting.com
Mike L NewmanDistrict 4hcpcnewman@yahoo.com
Peggy O'NeillDistrict 5sregon@aol.com
Melanie McCavourAt-Largehcpcmccavour@gmail.com
Brian MitchellAt-Largemrbrian707@gmail.com
Planning Commission Members

Authority

  • 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