Commissions, Boards and Committees Vacancies

Volunteer Hands Text-smallThe City of Del Mar invites its residents to volunteer for community service.  The City is currently soliciting for interested persons to fill the Committee vacancies listed below. To apply, please click on the "Apply" link. For other ways to apply, please click here.

Upcoming Application Deadlines

Design Review Board
(Two Upcoming voting member vacancies February 2019)
December 21, 2018
Business Support Advisory Committee
One Vacancy (one commercial property owner)
Open Until Filled
San Dieguito Lagoon Committee
Two Vacancies, one voting member and one ex-officio, non-voting members
December 21, 2018
Measure Q Citizen Oversight Advisory Committee
Two at-large vacancies 
December 21, 2018
Traffic and Parking Advisory Committee
One vacancy 
December 21,  2018
Parks and Recreation Committee
One vacancy 
December 21, 2018
Sustainability Advisory Board
One ex-officio, non voting member 
December 21, 2018
Other Committee vacancies will be filled when sufficient application have been received.

Why Volunteer?

The City of Del Mar is one of the most scenic, beautiful, and protected communities along the coast of California. The Del Mar Community Plan outlines the village character that residents envisioned when they helped craft the Plan to protect and maintain that character.  Our residents are highly-educated and involved, and bring a high degree of expertise to the committees and organizations they join.

Be a part of that energy, get to know your neighbors and community, and help promote and protect the beautiful City of Del Mar. 

Volunteer Requirements 

Form 700
The Political Reform Act (Government Code Sections 81000-91015) requires certain individuals to publicly disclose their personal assets and income by completing a Form 700 to ensure there are no financial conflicts of interest created by their new appointment. Forms 700s are filed annually in April and upon assuming or leaving office.

For information about the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Form 700 please go to The Assuming Office Form 700 must be filed within thirty (30) days of assuming office or ten (10) days for Planning Commission or Design Review Board appointments. The Form 700 should be filed with the Administrative Services Department. 

Ethics Training 
Assembly Bill 1234 requires members of City boards, commissions, and committees complete two hours of ethics training after being appointed and every two years.   Free ethics training is provided by the FPPC, and can be accessed online at Upon completion of the online training, please provide a copy of the completion certificate to the Administrative Services Department.  

Ready to Apply?

Interested citizens should complete a Citizen Interest Form and submit it to the City of Del Mar’s Administrative Services Department.

There are multiple options to complete the form:

Paper forms should be submitted to City of Del Mar, Administrative Services Department, 1050 Camino del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014.

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