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Commissions / Board / Committee Overview

The City of Garden Grove commissions, board, and committee provide an opportunity to become involved in the Community by being appointed and serving as a volunteer. There are five commissions, one board, and one committee with specific codified duties each of which provides recommendations to the City Council.

Where to Apply

Applications are available online or by contacting the City Clerk’s Office at (714) 741-5040. Applications are kept on file in the City Clerk’s Office for two years, and may be considered for any vacancy or term expiration that occurs during that time.


Pursuant to Government Code Section 40605 the Mayor, with the approval of the City Council, shall make all appointments unless otherwise specifically provided by statute.

Terms of Office

Pursuant to Municipal Code Section 2.21.012 Terms of Office, the term of office for all members of boards, commissions, and committees shall be from the date of appointment to the date of the first meeting of the City Council following each regular municipal election; provided, however, that a member shall remain in office until his or her successor is appointed.