April 1, 2019 - Sales Tax in Barstow increases from 7.75% to 8.75%

Click Here for more info

Planning Commission

Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option




The Planning Commission is a body appointed by the City Council to hear development related projects, and applications related to Planning, zoning and environmental laws.  In addition, the Planning Commission makes recommendations to the City Council regarding ordinance amendments pertaining to Title 19, the Zoning Ordinance, as well as amendments to the General Plan.  The Planning Commission also acts as the City’s Traffic Committee to review traffic control, speed limits, and other related issues.



Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Barstow is soliciting interested Barstow residents to apply for appointment to the City’s Planning Commission.  The Planning Commission consists of five appointed members, and hears development-related projects, and applications related to Planning, zoning and environmental laws.  The Commission also acts as the City’s Traffic Committee, reviewing traffic control, speed limit, and other related issues. 

Qualified applicants must be a full-time resident of the City of Barstow, be willing to serve without thought of personal gain, benefit or bias, and attend Monday night meetings twice per month commencing on or after April 22, 2019, and other meetings as may be scheduled from time to time.  The appointment is for a vacated seat through December 31, 2019, with potential reappointment at the discretion of the City Council.

Deadline:  Individuals interested in applying should submit a letter of interest, with an Application for Service (available from the City Clerk) no later than Monday, April 8, 2019 to: City of Barstow, 220 East Mountain View, Suite A, Barstow, CA  92311, Attn: City Clerk – Planning Commission Appointment.  A selection committee will schedule and conduct interviews of candidates, and recommend a selection to the City Council by April 15, 2019. 


Questions or other details can be answered by contacting the City Clerk at 760-255-5122, or the City Planner at
(760) 255-5152 or 


Planning Commission Application [PDF]

Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

Acrobat Reader Flash Player Windows Media Player Microsoft Silverlight Word Viewer Excel Viewer PowerPoint Viewer