Traffic Safety Commission


The Traffic Safety Commission consists of from five (5) to nine (9) regular members serving a term of office for four (4) years each. 

The exact number of commissioners is currently set at seven (7) and is established by City Council resolution. The Commission may also include a high school student, depending on availability of a qualified and interested student, serving a term of office for two (2) years. All members are appointed by the City Council.


Regular meetings of the Traffic Safety Commission are held at 7:00 p.m. on the third Monday of every other month in City Hall.

Powers and Duties

  • Serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council on traffic safety matters;
  • Considers traffic safety matters submitted by the City Council, staff or public and recommends courses of action where appropriate;
  • Matters considered by the commission's scope include all activities within the purview of the City Council relating to the regulation of vehicle, bicycle and pedestrian traffic within the City as described in Title 13 of the Placentia Municipal Code;
  • Commissioners are to familiarize themselves with traffic safety principles and practices through attendance at seminars and training sessions.

Staff Liaison

City Engineer/Traffic Engineer and/or designated staff member(s)