Planning Division

Responsibilities
The Planning Division, within the Community Development Department, is responsible for two primary functions:
  • Assisting the City Council with planning for the City's future development (long-range planning)
  • Reviewing proposed development projects for conformance with the City's adopted policies and ordinances (current planning)
Our division also participates in:
  • Maintaining and implementing the City's General Plan, which guides City development decisions
  • Providing information about planning, zoning, planning permit and landscape architecture requirements to the public
  • Providing staff for the Planning Commission, Historical Architectural Review Board (HARB), and Art Review Board