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The Planning Division provides zoning and land-use information to the general public via in-person visits at the public counter, over the telephone and online. The Division provides support to the City Council and also serves as the primary liaison to the Planning Commission, Modification Committee and the Art in Public Places Advisory Committee. In all of its duties, the Division strives to provide the highest level of customer service to apply the City's zoning regulations in an equitable and just manner. Below is a list of services the Division provides:

Planning Documents

  • General Plan
  • Housing Element 
  • Zoning Code and Specific Plans
  • Design Guidelines and Resources

Application and Review Process

  • Review Process
  • Applications and Instructions
  • Development Standards and Handouts

Environmental Documents

  • Current Projects
  • Approved Projects 

Commissions and Committees

  • Planning Commission
  • Zoning Review Committee
  • Art in Public Places Advisory Committee 

Landscape Standards

  • Tree Preservation Ordinance
  • Model Water Efficiency Landscape Ordinance (MWELO)
  • Urban Agricultural Initiative 

Public Art

  • Public Art Ordinance
  • List of Current Projects