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Public Participation

City Council/Planning Commission meetings are held in person at the time and location listed on each agenda. Meetings are live-streamed on Channel 21, on the City’ website at and via ZOOM.

 A public agenda packet is available for review at City Hall, 1901 Lisa Maloff Way, on the City’s Website at , or by contacting the City Clerk’s Office, (530) 542-6005 or 

COVID Protocols: The City Council chambers will have limited audience capacity on a first come first served basis. The City Hall lobby will be designated for overflow audience members. Current Cal OSHA mask and social distancing requirements will be strictly followed. Public Comment will be taken at the time indicated by the Mayor/Chair for each item. Once room capacity has been reached the following Public Comment process will be followed: The legislative body will first receive comments from persons within the Chambers, followed by persons waiting in the Que outside the Chambers, then remote public comment will be taken. When acknowledged to make Public Comment, the public will approach designated area at the podium, provide comment, and immediately return to their seat or exit the Chambers. 

Providing Public Comment at the time indicated by the Mayor/Chair:

In Person: Every agenda for regular meetings provides an opportunity for members of the public to directly address the legislative body (City Council), on any item of public interest which is within the jurisdiction of the City Council during Public Communications. For items on the agenda or in connection with any item which the City Council will consider, the public is given the opportunity to comment before or during the City Council's consideration of the item [Government Code Section 54954.3(a)]. 

 By Phone: If you are joining the meeting via ZOOM and would like to make a comment, press the “raise a hand” button. If you are joining the meeting via Channel 21 or live stream and would like to make a comment, please call (530) 542-6500. The meeting ID is listed on each agenda, press *9 to indicate a desire to make a comment. Press *6 to unmute your phone. The Clerk will call you by the last three digits of your phone number when it is your turn to speak. 

In Writing: Written public comment regarding any item on the agenda may be sent to  When emailing comments, identify the agenda item number in the subject line to which your comments relate. Any such comment that is a public record and is emailed to or otherwise provided to a majority of the legislative body 72 hours before the meeting will be made available for public inspection during normal business hours at the City Clerk's Office located at City Hall, 1901 Lisa Maloff Way, South Lake Tahoe [Government Code Section 54957.5(b)]. Written comments will not be read out loud during the meeting.

 The City Council Chambers meeting facility is accessible to people with disabilities. Every reasonable effort will be made to accommodate any person needing special assistance to attend this meeting. Contact the City Clerk at (530) 542-6005 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting for assistance [28 CFR ADA Title II and Brown Act Government Code Sections 54953.2, 54954.1, 54954.2, and 54957.5].

 Spanish Interpretations: The public may access Spanish interpretation using the ZOOM link listed on the front of the Agenda from an internet device (smartphone, laptop, tablet, home computer) with audio capabilities and selecting the Spanish language option. Persons without an internet device may attend the meeting in-person and a device will be provided while supplies last. Requests for interpreter services to offer public comment may be made by contacting the City Clerk.