Applications are now being accepted from City of Ojai and Ojai Valley residents for the following volunteer positions, for four-year terms:

 

Building Appeals Board Member (must be City residents)

Historic Preservation Commissioner

Parks and Recreation Commissioner

Planning Commissioner

 

The deadline to apply is Friday, May 13, 2022.

 

Building Appeals Board: The Building Appeals Board considers appeals related to the City’s building code and other regulations governing use, maintenance and changes of building occupancy. Term is for four years. Meetings are held monthly or as needed and are typically held on Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. Applicants must be residents of the City of Ojai.

Historic Preservation Commission: The Historic Preservation Commission makes recommendations regarding landmark, property and structure protection; holds public hearings to identify historic landmarks, districts, and points of interest, and takes appropriate action to preserve and investigate structures of possible historic significance. Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month at 5:00 p.m. at Ojai City Hall. Applicants can either be residents of the City of Ojai or reside outside of the City limits, within the Ojai Valley.

Parks and Recreation Commission: The Parks and Recreation Commission develops recreation programs and activities; reviews policies and plans for parks and public areas, and serves as an advisory body to the City Council. Term is for four years. Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at Ojai City Hall. Applicants can either be residents of the City of Ojai or reside outside of the City limits, within the Ojai Valley.

Planning Commission: The Planning Commission acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council to make sure future developments are congruous with the vision of City leaders and residents. The Planning commission meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at Ojai City Hall. Applicants can either be residents of the City of Ojai or reside outside of the City limits, within the Ojai Valley.

For details and to obtain an application, please visit the City’s website at www.ojaicity.org/commission-vacancies/ or contact the City Clerk’s Office at gail.davis@ojai.ca.gov or (805) 646-5581 x120.