Planning Commission

The Planning Commission reviews and takes action on certain planning applications and makes recommendations to the City Council on land use issues. The Planning Commission meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month. Planning Commission meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. in the City Administration Building, 37101 Newark Boulevard, 6th Floor, Newark. For meeting agendas or minutes please click here.

Planning Commissioners are appointed by the Mayor, with the approval of the City Council, for a four-year term.

For more information, please contact the Community Development Department at 510-578-4330.


William Fitts

Term expires: 12/2019

Jeff Aguilar

Term expires: 12/2018

Debbie Otterstetter

Term expires: 12/2019

Karen Bridges, Vice-Chairperson

Term expires: 12/2020


Bernie Nillo, Chairperson

Term expires:  12/2021