Planning Commission


The Planning Commission is a five-member commission.

  • William (Bill) Madden, Chair
  • Joseph Covey, Vice Chair
  • Tom Donini
  • Blake Perez
  • Melanie Schlotterbeck


Established by state law, the Planning Commission’s primary function is to study proposed developments that may have an impact on the community’s growth and environment. This commission ensures that proposed developments will meet the City of Brea’s technical, environmental, and aesthetic standards. The commission holds public hearings to review plans to ensure they comply with the city’s zoning regulations and general plan for development.


  • 6:00 p.m.
  • Two regular meeting dates per month, on every second and fourth Tuesdays of the month
    With the exception of November and December when the meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of the month. 
  • Brea Civic & Cultural Center
    Council Chambers
    1 Civic Center Circle
    Brea, CA 92821

Note: The Commission reserves the right to cancel a meeting due to holidays or vacation periods or when a quorum cannot be present. Notice is provided at the Brea Civic & Cultural Center when that happens and the meeting is removed from the website calendar.

View Meeting

  • In person or watch the live broadcast of the Planning Commission Meeting, here.

Note: In order to address the Commission, interested persons must either attend the Planning Commission meeting in person, or submit written comments in advance of the meeting by emailing Written comments received by 3 p.m. on the day of the meeting will be provided to the Commission, will be made available to the public at the meeting, and will be included in the official record of the meeting. Online participation is not available.

Agendas & Minutes

Due to technical difficulties, the Agenda for the August 8, 2023 meeting can be accessed here.

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View All Agendas and Minutes

Listen to a meeting by clicking on the "Commissions" tab and finding the date of the meeting.

For more information, please call (714)990-7674.