City of Norco Commissions
Historic Preservation Commission - The purpose of the Historic Preservation Commission is to safeguard the City’s heritage as embodied and reflected in such resources; to encourage public knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the City’s past; to promote the enjoyment and use of cultural resources appropriate for the education and recreation of the people of the City; to preserve diverse and harmonious architectural styles and design preferences reflecting phases of the City’s history and to encourage complementary contemporary design and construction; to protect and enhance the City’s attraction to tourists and visitors; to integrate the preservation of cultural resources and the extraction of relevant data from such resources into public and private land management and development processes. The Commission makes recommendations to the City Council on these and the designation of cultural resources, including individual properties, archaeological districts, and historic preservation districts. The Commission meets on the second Tuesday of every other month at 4:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 2820 Clark Avenue.
Parks & Recreation Commission - The Parks and Recreation Commission reviews and makes recommendations regarding the conduct of the business and affairs of the City’s Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department and on matters involving the City’s Parks and Recreation system. The Commission also studies and makes recommendations to the City Council regarding the construction, purchase, lease or other acquisition of all improvements and lands, including installation of improvements and appropriate uses, which it deems necessary for the operation of the City’s Parks and Recreation programs. The Commission meets on the second Monday of every other month at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 2820 Clark Avenue.
Planning Commission - The Planning Commission’s responsibilities and authority shall be in accordance with the conservation and planning laws as related to general law cities, except as may be otherwise authorized by and set forth in specific City ordinances; shall receive and expeditiously act on all special project assignments made by the City Council and shall submit reports and recommendations to the City Council on these assignments; may submit recommended City projects to the City Council for possible assignment by the Council; shall conduct all actions and business of the Commission, unless a representative or subcommittee is formally appointed by the Commission to act on its behalf; and it shall be the responsibility of the Commission to be represented at the meetings of the City Council and other Commissions when matters of joint concern are to be discussed. The Commission meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 2820 Clark Avenue.
Streets, Trails & Utilities Commission - The Streets, Trails and Utilities Commission's duties include reviewing and making recommendations on the future development of the City’s street system, street improvement standards, portions of streets requiring maintenance and repair, street safety devices and signals, crosswalks, school crossing guards, speed limits, parking regulations, and establishment of portions of streets and trails for equestrian, pedestrian or bicycle use. The Commission reviews and makes recommendations to the City Council on the development and planning of equestrian riding trails within the City and on matters relating to the City-operated water, sewer and storm drain system. The Commission meets on the first Monday of every other month at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 2820 Clark Avenue.