Planning Commission

The Paramount Planning Commission consists of five members who each serve terms of four years. Commissioners are Paramount residents appointed by individual members of the City Council with full Council approval. The Planning Department provides staff support and recommendations to the Commission.

The Planning Commission plays an invaluable role for the City. It is within the responsibility and stewardship of the Planning Commission to develop, maintain, and implement Paramount’s General Plan with regard to the Zoning Ordinance (Chapter 44 of the Paramount Municipal Code). The Planning Commission typically reviews land use, current planning, zoning, environmental, and development issues and makes recommendations to the City Council. The Planning Commission also acts as the Development Review Board and Economic Development Board to evaluate projects for quality design, orderly development, and sustainability measures and receives information regarding economic development activities in Paramount.

The Planning Commission meets the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, 16400 Colorado Avenue. These meetings are open to public and agendas are typically posted at least 72 hours prior to meetings.

Chair
James "Jim" Hyde

Vice Chair

Harlen "Roy" Gilham

Commissioners

Jaime Abrego

Ernie Esparza

Jaime Lopez

(Planning Commissioners receive $250 per month.)

Agenda

 

Development Review Board


Chair
Ernie Esparza

Vice Chair

Jaime Abrego

Board Members

Harlen "Roy" Gilham

James "Jim" Hyde

Jaime Lopez

Agenda

 

Economic Development Board


Chair 

Jaime Lopez

Vice Chair

Jaime Abrego

Board Members

Ernie Esparza

Harlen "Roy" Gilham

James "Jim" Hyde

Agenda