The Planning Division is committed to providing the community with personal attention, accurate and detailed information, and timely responses in a manner that instills public trust and confidence while exceeding service expectations.


  • Project Review - Review projects for compliance with City zoning codes, work with applicants to obtain any necessary entitlements
  • Environmental Review - Review projects in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
  • Entitlements - Provide information and assistance in obtaining approvals and entitlements prior to applying for a building permit
  • Planning Commission - Support the Planning Commission, which is charged with overseeing the administration of the zoning code
  • Maintenance of City Development Codes - Assure that City codes reflect the needs and desires of the community
  • Compliance with State and Local Requirements - Maintain the City's General Plan and Zoning Ordinance

Project Review

The Planning Division reviews all applications for permits, including:

  • Administrative Approvals
  • Annexations
  • Conditional Use Permits
  • Environmental Reviews
  • General Plan Amendments
  • Historic District Reviews
  • Municipal Code Amendments
  • Parcel Map Waivers/Lot Line Adjustments
  • Planned Unit Developments
  • Pre-Applications
  • Rezone and Pre-Zone Applications
  • Road Abandonments
  • Site Plan Reviews
  • Tentative Parcel Maps
  • Tentative Tract (Subdivision Maps)
  • Time Extensions
  • Variances