Planning Commission
 

The Planning Commission consists of seven members (Milpitas citizens and registered voters) and one Alternate member, appointed by the City Council to staggered terms of three years each. Members serve with a stipend of $25 per meeting and cannot hold any other public office or position in the City while serving as members of the Commission. The Commission regularly meets on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, but may hold additional meetings. Meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, Milpitas City Hall, 455 E. Calaveras Boulevard.

The Planning Commission shall have all powers and duties imposed upon a planning commission and zoning agency by the Planning and Zoning Law of the State, subject to the provisions of the City Municipal Code, and shall act as the advisory agency pursuant to the Subdivision Map Act of the State. In addition, the Planning Commission shall consider the overall architectural development, including color and material of exteriors, of all commercial and industrial districts and all developments in residential districts for which a use permit or architectural review permit is required. The Commission also plays a role in the administration of the City Zoning Ordinance and Subdivision Ordinance.

The Commission Reviews and Acts Upon the Following:

  1. General Plan and General Plan amendments;
  2. Neighborhood and specific area plans;
  3. Environmental impact reports and negative declarations;
  4. Tentative subdivision maps;
  5. Planned Development permit applications for developments;
  6. Subdivision Ordinance exceptions;
  7. Zoning and subdivision Ordinance amendments
  8. Special studies and reports

Statement of Economic Interest:

FPPC Form 700 - Statement of Economic Interest is required to be filed by all PC members to reveal any conflict of interest.

Documentation:

2009 Commission Accomplishments

2010 Commission Accomplishments

2011 Commission Accomplishments

2012 Commission Accomplishments

2013 Commission Accomplishments

Commission By-Laws

Meets:

7:00 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at the City Hall Council Chambers, 455 East Calaveras Boulevard, Milpitas, CA 95035. (408-586-3279).

Staff Liaison:

Steven McHarris, Planning Director (408-586-3273)

Commission Members:

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Sudhir Mandal

Chair

Term Expires:

December, 2016

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Photo of Lawrence Ciardella

Lawrence Ciardella

Vice Chair

Term Expires:

December, 2017

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Gurdev Sandhu

Commissioner

Term Expires:

December, 2015

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Vacant

Commissioner

Term Expires:

December 2015

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John Luk

Commissioner

Term Expires:

December, 2014

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Rajeev Madnawat

Commissioner

Term Expires:

December, 2015

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Demetress Morris

Commissioner

Term Expires:

December, 2016

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Hon Lien

Alternate Member

Term Expires:

December, 2015

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