Planning Commission


  • 6:00 p.m.
  • First and third Tuesday of every month
  • Grover W. Taylor Council Chambers
    8353 Sierra Avenue
    Fontana, CA 92335

Agendas, Minutes & Videos

  • View meeting agendas and videos - Legistar
  • View meeting Minutes. Document is available following approval.

Please note: Meetings are televised on KFON TV

How to submit public comments to the Planning Commission:

  1. Via email at, if you would like your comment to be part of the agenda packet, your comment must be received by Noon on the Wednesday prior to the Regular Planning Commission Meeting. All comments received after Wednesday at Noon will be distributed to the Planning Commission prior to the meeting date. If you are submitting comments via email, please indicate the subject of your e-mail please indicate whether you are in favor or opposition of the item. Comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting.
  2. Traducción en Español está disponible a petición. Favor de notificar al Departamento “City Clerk”, para más información llame al (909) 350-7602.

Members & Terms

The Planning Commission consists of five members, residents of the community, appointed by the City Council to serve a two-year term.

Cathline Fort, Chair
Term: January 2023-2025Cathline Fort City of Fontana 040821_8725
Idilio Sanchez, Vice Chair
Term January 2023-2025City of Fontana 040821_8727
Ralph Thrasher, Secretary
Term: January 2023-2025
Ralph Thrasher City of Fontana 040821_8671
Raj Sangha, Commissioner
Term: 2023-2025
Raj Sangha City of Fontana 040821_8677
Ricardo Quintana, Commissioner
Term: 2023-2025Ricardo Quintana City of Fontana 052622_5075


The Planning Commission consists of five members, residents of the community appointed by the City Council. The Commission holds regularly scheduled meetings to review development applications and proposals, as well as to make recommendations to the City Council on changes to the Development Code or land use policies for the City.

Notices for Commission meetings are mailed to all property owners within 660 feet of a proposed project or development. A legal ad is published in a newspaper of general circulation for the City of Fontana, and notices are posted on the public bulletin board at City Hall.


The City Council has authorized the City of Fontana Planning Commission to review and make decisions on a variety of land use matters such as:

  • Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) license requests
  • Community Plans
  • Conditional use permits
  • Design reviews
  • Subdivisions
  • Variances

The Commission also reviews and makes recommendations to the City Council on issues pertaining to:

  • Annexations
  • General Plan
  • Land-use ordinances such as the Development Code
  • Policy issues regarding development
  • Specific Plans
  • Zone changes


Decisions are reached at public hearings, and residents, business community members, and concerned citizens are encouraged to attend and participate in the discussion and decision process.

Additional Information

For more information, please contact Maria Torres, Senior Administrative Aide email or call (909) 350-6728. You may also email the Planning Department Staff.