Planning Commission Updated: Apr 5, 2022

The Planning Commission is made up of five (5) officers who are appointed by City Council. All Commissioners must be a Santa Fe Springs resident and are required to take an oath of office prior to commencing their term of office.

Based upon research and recommendations provided by the Planning Department, the Planning Commission is entrusted with making decisions on proposed developments and improvements and propose recommendations for City Council action.  Items brought before the Planning Commission for consideration include: Development Plan Approvals; Conditional Use Permits; Modification Permits; Variances, Zone Changes and General Plan Amendments.

If you have any questions or need to contact any Planning Commissioner, please call the Planning Program Assistant, Teresa Cavallo @ City Hall 562-868-0511 Ext. 7309 or email,

The Planning Commission meets on the 2nd Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in City Hall - Council Chambers.

You may attend the Planning Commission meeting telephonically or electronically using the following means: Electronically using Zoom:

Go to and click on "Join A Meeting" or use the following link:

Zoom Meeting ID: 558 333 944 Password: 554545 

Telephonically: Dial: 888-475-4499 Meeting ID: 558 333 944

The current Planning Commission members  as of 01/2023 are:
  • Francis Carbajal, Chairperson
  • David Ayala, Vice Chairperson 
  • Joseph Flores, Commissioner
  • Gabriel Jimenez, Commissioner
  • John Mora, Commissioner