Planning Commission

The Battle Ground Planning Commission is a seven member volunteer board that is charged with advising the City Council on all legislative land use matters referred to them by the council including comprehensive planning, capital facility planning, transportation planning, and development codes.

Attending Planning Commission Meetings via Zoom

Participants can join Zoom meetings by computer/smartphone or by a landline phone. If you join by computer or smartphone, you will be able to see other participants and view a shared screen. If you are unable to join by computer or smartphone, you may dial in for audio and voice only.

Upcoming Meetings

Wednesday, September 30th at 7:00 PM Pacific Time

Topic: Planning Commission Meeting - Public Hearing to discuss potential Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project options.

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Meeting ID: 851 5126 2753

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Wednesday, October 14th at 7:00 PM Pacific Time.

Topic: Planning Commission Meeting - Public Hearing to discuss preferred land use map alternative regarding the City's Land Use Master Plan update.

Register in advance for this meeting here.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

How to participate during the public hearing

If you would like to testify at the public hearing please contact City staff at or via phone at 360-342-5047 by 5:00 PM the day before the hearing is scheduled. 

If you were unable to reach staff by the deadline listed above you will still have an opportunity to testify during the public hearing.

Helpful Handouts

Joining Zoom Meetings 101


The Planning Commission members are appointed by the Mayor and serve a term of four years.

Position NumberMemberTerm Expires
1Josie Calderon12/31/2021
2Neil Butler12/31/2021
3Kevin Tapani    12/31/2022
4Stacy Kysar12/31/2022
5Candy Bonneville12/31/2022
6John Idsinga12/31/2020
7Greg Cheney12/31/2020


  • 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month as needed
  • Battle Ground City Hall, Council Chambers, 109 S.W. 1st St.

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Agendas are posted prior to the meeting. Please visit the Agenda Center for current and past agendas.

Board Application

Apply online for Parks and Community Engagement Advisory Board

Apply to serve on the Board

Board volunteers are a vital component in the success of local government and the community. 

Apply to serve on the Planning Commission