Planning Commission

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Governing Code: Division 1, Chapter 3, Article 1, Sections 13.1.1 13.1.8

The Commission is primarily concerned with the orderly growth of the community. To this end, the Commission works with the Community Development Department in the preparation of master plans and zoning studies that affect the growth and development of Torrance. The Commission conducts public hearings on precise plans, conditional use permits, subdivision maps, and other cases relative to land use, and makes recommendations to the City Council on zone changes and variances.

Office Name Term Begins
Term Expires
Chair Steven Polcari 2-1-2015  6-30-2019 
Vice Chair Scott Gobble 8-1-2016  6-30-2019 
Member Sarah D'anjou 2-1-2016 6-30-2020
Member Mary Lou French 2-1-2017 6-30-2021
G. Rick Marshall
Member Robert Rudolph 2-1-2016 6-30-2020
Member Richard Tsao 2-1-2018 6-30-2022


Oscar Martinez
Interim Planning Manager
Community Development Department
(310) 618-5990

1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Council Chambers
3031 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA 90503

Minutes are posted after they are approved by the Commission.

Agendas and Minutes