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Weather Forecast for Palo Alto

This Afternoon

Sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 7 to 9 mph.

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Friday

Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Saturday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Sunday

Sunny, with a high near 89.

Sunday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Monday

Sunny, with a high near 91.

Monday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 90.

Tuesday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

Wednesday

Sunny, with a high near 87.

Palo Alto News and Events

Printmaking Artists-in-Residence: Closing Celebration (Events)

Over the course of the summer (June 10 - August 25), the Glass Gallery will become a primitive printmaking studio. Five local artists will use our small press to make and exhibit work during short, nine-day residencies. Join us to celebrate their work and see the final exhibition.

Parks and Recreation Commission

Welcome to the Parks and Recreation Commission
Foothills Park Vista

The purpose of this Commission is to advise the City Council on matters pertaining to the activities of the Open Space, Parks and Golf Division and the Recreation Division (the two Divisions) of the Community Services Department, excluding daily administrative operations. The Commission's responsibilities include:

  • Advising on planning and policy matters relating to the goals of and the services provided by the two Divisions;
  • Advising on planning and policy matters relating to the construction and renovation of capital facilities;
  • Reviewing state legislative proposals that may affect the operation of the two Divisions; and
  • Receiving community input concerning parks, open space and recreation activities.

Message from the Commission:
In this year we will focus much of our energies on developing a long-range Master Plan for Parks and Recreation. That planning process will help us understand how we’re doing, where we should be headed, and how to get there. Please join us in this exciting endeavor to plan for the future of Palo Alto’s park and recreation treasures. You can share your insights by visiting our Palo Alto Parks Plan website.

To learn more about our current and recent work, please see the links under Current Policy Topics on the right side of this page or find archived Commission agendas and minutes at the bottom of the page.

The Parks and Recreation Commission is composed of seven members who are not Council Members, officers, or employees of the City, and who are residents of the City of Palo Alto. Terms of Commissioners will be for three years. See Palo Alto Municipal Code (PAMC) Sections 2.16 and 2.25. In order to be notified of vacancies and appointment procedures, you may contact the City Clerk's Office at 650-329-2571.

Staff Liaison:
Kristen O'Kane
Phone: 650-463-4908
Fax: 650-321-5612
Kristen.O'Kane@cityofpaloalto.org
Staff Administration:
Natalie Khwaja
Phone:650-463-4912

Natalie.Khwaja@cityofpaloalto.org

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Pending and Approved Projects

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Pending & Approved Projects 

Planning staff works on projects of all types and sizes at all different stages in the design and development process. Some of the most common projects we work on are new single-family homes, home renovations and new retail and office spaces. However, we also work on everything else from storefront redesigns and landscaping projects to large, mixed-use developments.


All Planning Applications and Decisions 

You may use our “BuildingEye” tool to view project applications (big and small!) all over the city. Simply click on the icons to learn more about each project.


Pending Projects (Subject to Public Hearing)

A handful of our projects require a public hearing by the Architectural Review Board (ARB), Historic Review Board (HRB), Planning and Transportation Commission (PTC) and/or City Council. Visit our Pending Projects page to learn more about each of these public interest projects.


Approved Projects (Subject to Public Hearing) 

You may view the details and development status of recently approved projects on our Approved Projects page.  Please note this page only features those projects that have been through a public hearing process. Many other projects are approved at the staff level.  Full details on these staff level projects may be found in Building Eye.

 

Pending Wireless Communication Facility (WCF) Permit Applications

Wireless Communication Facility (WCF) Permit applications are reviewed in accordance with Palo Alto Municipal Code (PAMC) Section 18.42.110Visit our Pending Wireless Communication Facility Permit application webpage to learn more about each of these Tier 2 WCF and Tier 3 WCF applications.