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Boards & Commissions
Board of Building Appeals
The Board of Building Appeals' primary responsibility is to hear appeals from any person questioning an order of the City's Chief Building Official related to building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical, dangerous building or housing codes.
Board of Zoning Adjustment
The primary responsibility of the Board of Zoning Adjustment is to uphold the integrity of zoning regulations and the Modesto General Plan. The 7-member board, appointed by the City Council, makes decisions on applications for conditional use permits, variances, and hears appeals concerning decisions made by the Community and Economic Development Department and Planning Division staff.
Capital Improvement Program Task Force
Get information regarding the Capital Improvement Program Task Force.
Citizens Housing & Community Development Committee
The Citizens Housing and Community Development Committee provides overall review of the City's HUD funds.
Comprehensive Fees Task Force
Task Force that provides guidance to the Community Development Division staff regarding development fees.
Disabled Access Appeals Board
The Disabled Access Appeals Board hears and rules on appeals of Chief Building Official orders based on disabled access laws; and interprets and advises staff on disabled access laws.
The Entertainment Commission is responsible for overseeing the entertainment permit process, including dance and processing of special event requests within the City of Modesto.
Housing Rehabilitation Loan Committee
The Rehabilitation and Loan Committee develops the administrative procedures and policies for housing rehabilitation loan funds as well as the down payment assistance program, eligibility and extent of governmental and private sector commitment of funds, and makes recommendations on policy issues to the Citizens Housing and Community Development Committee.
Landmark Preservation Commission
The Landmark Preservation Commission identifies historical sites, provides information on historical preservation to the public, works to preserve historical structures, reviews changes in historical sites to maintain their historical integrity and reports its findings to the City Council.
The primary responsibility of the Planning Commission is to advise the City Council on matters of land use and the General Plan.