You can share comments with the Project Planner during the Planning review process, with the Review Authority and/or Project Planner when the project is published for scheduled review by the Review Authority and/or during a scheduled public meeting or public hearing if one is required.
TYPICAL PROJECT REVIEW PROCESS
Application Submittal > Planning Review > 10-Day Public Notice > Public Review > 14-Day Appeal Period > Project Approval > Appeal of Decision
COMMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND TIMING
- During Planning Review: To provide comment online, find the project on our Planning Projects page and click on the project to access additional information, including a comment form. If you prefer email, Project Planner contact information is also available for each project.
- During Public Notice and Review: Send a comment to a Review Authority member listed in the sidebar or email your comment to the Project Planner associated with a specific project (put the name of the project in the subject of the email). To participate in a Public Meeting or Hearing, you can find the meeting link at cityofpetalma.org/meetings.
- Appeal of Decision: A decision may be appealed within 14 calendar days following the date action is taken on a project. Appeals must be addressed to the City in writing and filed with the City Clerk (office hours are listed in the side bar). Include the grounds for the appeal the relief sought.
Meeting agendas are typically posted 7 days in advance of the meeting. Members of the public may address the Review Authority during the teleconference meeting. For more information about how to participate in a virtual meeting, visit https://cityofpetaluma.org/tips-for-attending-a-virtual-meeting/.