Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is made up of Redmond residents who volunteer their time to advise the Mayor and City Council on land use issues and policies, including updates to the the Comprehensive Plan, functional plans, and development regulations.

Email the Redmond Planning Commission

Planning Commission Meetings  & Materials

Regular meetings take place on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 7 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. Special meetings occur occasionally on the first and third Wednesdays.

Redmond 2050 logo

Help decide what Redmond will look like in 2050!  

The next update of the Redmond Comprehensive Plan is underway.  Redmond 2050 builds on the progress our city has made and - with your input - will guide the vision of our city going forward.  

 Virtual Attendance Only at this time


How to Participate Remotely

  • Watch live streaming of the Planning Commission meeting (7:00 p.m. unless otherwise posted) through RCTV. RCTV is available on both Comcast and Ziply cable systems. On Comcast, you can watch us on channel 21, and with Ziply, we’re located on channel 34. Watch the meeting live online at:
  • You can listen to the meeting live via phone by calling: 510-335-7371.
  • Public comment is requested in writing prior to the meeting. Please submit comments via email to
  • PLEASE NOTE: Public comment can be provided during the meeting if you contact the staff liaison at no later than 5 p.m. on the day of the meeting, with your name, phone number, and agenda item you’d like to speak on. Staff will reply confirming receipt of your request. When it is your time to speak, staff will call the number you provided to connect you to the meeting.
  • Meetings are posted for OnDemand web viewing (within 24 hours) at: Replays are shown on Thursday 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.; Sunday 1 a.m. and 3 p.m. 


Member NameTerm
Roy Captain04/01/2019 to 03/31/2023
Sherri Nichols, Chair05/05/2020 to 03/31/2024
Vidyanand Rajpathak05/05/2020 to 03/31/2024
Aaron Knopf12/03/2018 to 03/31/2022
Judy East, Vice-Chair05/01/2018 to 03/31/2022
Aparna Varadharajan05/07/2019 to 03/31/2023
Denni Shefrin05/05/2020 to 03/31/2024

Planning Commission Rules

Administrative rules govern how the Planning Commission will conduct its business.  They describe the general format for Planning Commission meetings, usual meeting days and other administrative details.  The Planning Commission rules were approved by City Council on March 18, 2014. View the Planning Commission Rules (PDF) Opens a New Window. .