The Community Development Department continues to be open for business providing services online and over the phone. The City is accepting Planning and Building permit applications online, processing, and issuing permits. Staff is available to provide customer assistance online and via the telephone during normal business hours. We also continue to perform inspections for residential building permits. We are providing only limited commercial inspections to ensure safety measures (i.e. electrical, structural, plumbing, and sanitation). For those who have general Building and Planning questions, please email: email@example.com.
The Community Development Department in made up of three divisions:
Building and Safety Division - Coordinates plan checking and inspection services
Housing Division - Administers various housing programs and opportunities, and enforces Inclusionary Zoning Regulations
Planning Division - Administers the General Plan, Specific Plans, Zoning Ordinance, and other community development policies established by the City Council
The Community Development Director oversees functions of the various divisions and supervises the department, which consists of 26 people staffed throughout the three divisions.