Announcement: Voting for 2017 DCPC Elections Extended


UPDATE: Voting for 2017 DCPC Elections Extended

In an effort to increase voter turnout and be sure that we are doing all we can to get the word out, we have added two (2) more election dates, times and locations. Please feel free to share this information with your friends and neighbors.

The Downtown Community Planning Council (DCPC) will hold additional election times for new members on March 29 & 30, 2017.

The polls will be open from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Wednesday March 29th at Stella Public House 1429 Island Ave and from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Thursday, March 30th at Caffé Italia 1704 India Street.

Please contact Robert Weichelt, Chiar of the Elections SUbcommittee, at for more information.

The DCPC serves as the official planning group for Downtown San Diego. The group is made up of 27 volunteers each elected for a two year term to represent Downtown homeowners and tenants, commercial property owners and businesses and community organizations. The group provides a means for public participation relating to the growth and development of Downtown and serves as a communications link to the Civic San Diego Board, the Planning Commission and City Council.

DCPC meets monthly to review design proposals, conditional use permits, development and loan agreements and other downtown development policies and programs such as affordable housing, parking, transportation needs, street lighting, homelessness and social issues.

Prior Information: The Downtown Community Planning Council (DCPC) held its first round of elections for new members on March 6 & 7, 2017. The polls were open from noon to 8:00 PM on Monday, March 6th and from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Tuesday, March 7th. Voting took place at Horton Plaza/Lyceum near the new Horton Plaza Park on Broadway. 

There are 13 seats up for election this year:

  • Columbia ~ Residential Owner-Occupant
  • Core ~ Resident                                                          
  • Downtown At-Large ~ Community Organization                        
  • Downtown At-Large ~ Community Organization                       
  • East Village North ~ Business                                                  
  • East Village North ~ Resident
  • East Village South ~ Residential Owner-Occupant
  • East Village South ~ Business
  • Horton/Gaslamp ~ Business
  • Horton/Gaslamp ~ Resident
  • Little Italy ~ Business
  • Little Italy ~ Residential Owner-Occupant
  • Marina ~ Business