Meeting Agendas and Minutes
The Planning Commission conducts public hearings and make decisions and/or recommends to the Board of Supervisors on a wide range of land use proposals and entitlements, including Use Permits, Subdivisions and Parcel Maps. There are five members on the Commission that are appointed by the Board of Supervisors.
All members serving of the Commission are selected by Supervisorial District and serve for the term, which expires one month following the date the Commissioner's nominating Supervisor leaves office. When a Commissioner's term ends due to the nominating Supervisor leaving office, only the newly elected or appointed Supervisor is entitled to nominate a replacement to fill the vacancy.
John McDowellDeputy Planning Director
Please include Mr. McDowell in any emails or written correspondence sent to two or more Commissioners or communications intended for the Commission as a whole. Correspondence pertaining to any item coming before the Commission should be sent directly to:
Vacant District 1
Michael Basayne Planning Commissioner District 2
Anne CottrellPlanning Commissioner
Terry ScottPlanning Commissioner
Regular Commission meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month at 9:00 a.m, in the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 1195 Third Street, Suite 305, Napa CA. Regular Airport Land Use Commission meetings are held quarterly, as needed, starting with the first Wednesday in February.
For agenda posting notification, you can either:
The Zoning Administrator (ZA) hears and decides on a broad range of minor planning permit applications over which he or she has authority (see Title 18.10.020 of the County Zoning Code). Zoning Administrator meetings are held on an as needed basis. Please visit the Public Notices page for items scheduled.
As allowed under the County Code, David Morrison, Director of Planning, Building & Environmental Services has delegated ZA duties to John McDowell, Deputy Planning Director.
For scheduled information, agendas and minutes for the Commission or the ZA contact the Planning Commission Clerk by email at Melissa.Gray@countyofnapa.org or by telephone at (707) 299-1380.