Public Hearings

COVID-19 Pandemic Update: Public Hearings via Teleconferencing

Public hearings are being held in accordance with the State Emergency Services Act, the Governor’s Emergency Declaration related to COVID-19, and AB 361, under which a resolution was approved by the City Council on October 4, 2021 to allow attendance by members of the Planning Commission by videoconference and teleconference. Please be advised that pursuant to the Executive Order, and to ensure the health and safety of the public by limiting human contact that could spread the COVID-19 virus, the Council Chambers will not be open for the these meetings. Planning Commission and Board Members will be participating telephonically and will not be physically present in the Council Chambers. 

Instructions for attending and participating in a public hearing through these means is identified on each meeting agenda (PC-BZA Agendas and ZEO Agendas). 

Upcoming Public Hearings

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Planning Commission & Board of Zoning Adjustments (PC-BZA)

The Planning Commission (PC) hears and recommends to the City Council on matters relating to the City's General Plan, advises on matters affecting the development of the City and recommends zoning matters such as planned unit developments, subdivision of land or amendments to the Zoning Code or Zoning Map.

The Board of Zoning Adjustments (BZA) hears and decides upon applications for zoning matters, such as Conditional Use Permits, Site Plan Review, Sign Programs, and appeals of certain administrative decisions. The Board has seven members who serve four-year terms.

In January 2019, the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Adjustments were officially merged into one body by the City Council. Each appointee serves as both a Planning Commissioner and Board Member.

The Secretary to the Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Adjustments is Andrew Mogensen, AICP. For more information, please contact the Planning Division at 510-577-3325.

When/Where PC-BZA Meetings are Held

Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Adjustments meetings are held concurrently on the first Thursday of the month at 7 pm in the City Council Chambers at City Hall.

PC-BZA Live Broadcast & Replays

San Leandro's Planning Commission and Board of Zoning Adjustments meetings are broadcast live as they happen on the City's website through Meeting Central and via local public access television (Comcast channel 15 and AT&T U-Verse channel 99). Meetings are also replayed on television throughout the month. 

PC-BZA Agendas & Staff Reports

For agendas and staff reports regarding any public hearing items scheduled before the City Council, Planning Commission or Board of Zoning Adjustments, visit the City's Meeting Central.

Zoning Enforcement Official (ZEO)

When / Where ZEO Meetings Are Held

Administrative hearings before the City's Zoning Enforcement Official are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 9 am in the Sister Cities Conference Room at City Hall. For more information, please contact the Planner-On-Duty.

ZEO Agendas & Staff Reports

The Agenda Packets below contain the meeting agendas and the staff reports for each hearing item. 

ZEO Hearing Date Agenda Packet
December 15, 2020 Download 12-15-20 Agenda Packet (PDF)
September 15, 2020 Download 9-15-20 Agenda Packet (PDF)
June 15, 2021 Download 6-15-21 Agenda Packet (PDF)
November 16, 2021 Download 11-16-21 Agenda Packet (PDF)

Advanced Notification

Anyone wishing to receive advance notification of public hearings and/or circulated CEQA documents must renew their request annually by notifying the Planning Division in writing at the beginning of each calendar year.