City Boards & Commissions

Local Appointments list

South Lake Tahoe Boards & Commissions

Citizens have an opportunity to participate in the implementation of local policies by serving on a board or commission. Listed below are the current boards and commissions of the City of South Lake Tahoe. All of these meetings are open to the public. We welcome your participation.

Applications to serve on city commissions are received on an ongoing basis and a solicitation/recruitment shall be held annually for any open seats on October 1 (or as soon thereafter). During the solicitation/ recruitment period, completed applications must be returned to the City Clerk by the deadline set forth in the Notice of Solicitation period.

The City Council is currently soliciting for appointments to:

Planning Commission (three seats) two-year term

Airport Land Use Commission (two seats) two-year term

Building and Housing Board of Appeals (up to three seats) two-year term

Parks & Recreation Commission (four seats) two-year term (one seat) one-year vacancy

Arts, Culture, & Tourism Commission (three seats) two-year term

Police Advisory Commission (three seats) two-year term

Independent Citizens’ Oversight Board (Measure S) (five seats) four-year term


Applications may be obtained at the City Clerk's Office located at 1901 Lisa Maloff Way, South Lake Tahoe, California between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Applications can also be downloaded from the City's website at, mailed, faxed or emailed to interested parties upon request to the City Clerk's Office. Completed applications must be returned to the City Clerk's Office (email preferred

Commission Application: Commission Application (PDF)

Contact Information:  

For questions, please contact Susan Blankenship, City Clerk at (530) 542-6005 or via email at

City Boards and Commissions Resolution 

This resolution provides the City Council, City staff and the public information regarding the structure, duties, qualifications and responsibilities of City Commissions and Boards.

This resolution provides the process for the appointment and removal of commissioner and board members and the general policies and procedures of City Commissions and Boards.

This resolution assists in facilitating the City Commission and Board operations and in maximizing public participation.

Resolution 2022-011 City Commissions & Boards

 Commissioner/Board Member Handbook

 Commissioner/Board Member Handbook (PDF)