City Commissions, Committees, and Boards Established by Charter, Municipal Code or City Council

The Charter & Municipal Code outline a number of subordinate Commissions, Committees, and Boards whose members are appointed by the City Council. The following listing provides background information about the membership, meeting schedule, and contact information for these organizations. This information is maintained by the City Webmaster based on updates provided by the Office of the Mayor. Links to the most recently posted meeting agendas are included when possible based on information provided by departmental staff assigned to support each organization.

Municipal Code and City Charter

The Pasadena Municipal Code is administered by the Office of the City Clerk. The online version of the Code, which includes the City Charter, is maintained by Book Publishing Company and is updated regularly as new Ordinances are adopted by the City Council. If you are looking for more recent provisions which may not yet be included in the online version, please contact the Office of the City Clerk at (626) 744-4124.

Join Advisory Board or Commission

Interested in being considered for membership on an advisory body or commission? 
Download the advisory body/commission application here:

Commission/Advisory Body Application (PDF Version)

 Commission/Advisory Body Application (Word Version)

Annual Maddy Act Posting

This notice is given in accordance with Section 54970, et seq. Government Code, State of California, known as the Maddy Local Appointive List Act of 1975:

City Council Appointed Commissions, Boards, & Committees Facts

Commission facts shows whether or not:

  • compensation is paid to commissioners
  • elected officials may serve on commissions
  • commissioners are allowed to serve on more than one commission at the same time