Planning Commission

Meeting Information

Date: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month
Time: 6:30 PM
Place: Council Chambers
Subcommittee: Board of Zoning Appeals
Media: Archived Audio & Video Recordings

Sign up to receive agenda notifications by email


Contact Information

Staff Rep: Tess Varsh
Phone: 626-744-7479
Mailing Address: Hale Building
175 N. Garfield Ave., 2nd Floor
Pasadena, CA 91101


Commission Members

Name Nominating Authority Term Expires
Mic Hansen, Chair Mayor 6/30/26
Carol Hunt Hernandez At Large/Dist. 5 6/30/26
Beverly Sims District 1 6/30/25
Julianna Delgado District 2 6/30/26
Steven Olivas District 3 6/30/24
Lambert Giessinger District 4 6/30/27
Rick Cole District 5 6/30/25
Vacant District 6 6/30/24
Jennifer Higginbotham District 7 6/30/25


9 members. Pasadena residency required. Members are required to file annual Statements of Economic Interest.


Advisory to the City Council on the preparation and review of the General Plan, as well as the adoption or implementation of programs under the Plan, including the creation of districts and zones, modification to and administration of zoning regulations, review of the capital improvements program, and review of other programs and projects which affect city development.

Term of Office

Three years, limited to two consecutive terms.