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.

Contact Information:  

Susan Blankenship, City Clerk  (530) 542-6005

The City Council is currently soliciting for appointments to:

Building Board of Appeals:

The City Council will be appointing at least two (2) members, but no more than four (4) members to fill a one-year vacancy on the Building Board of Appeals.  Applicants must reside and be domiciled within the Tahoe Basin portion of El Dorado County. The Building Board of Appeals meets on an as needed basis.


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

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

Commission Application: Commission Application (PDF)

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 2021-61 City Commissions & Boards

 Commissioner/Board Member Handbook

Commissioner/Board Member Handbook (PDF)

Commission Descriptions