The City’s Planning Division provides assistance to ensure that future growth and change happens in accordance with the community’s adopted vision.   This happens through the development and implementation of the City’s General Plan, Specific Plans and the Zoning Ordinance.  The division provides services including:

  • Development review for current planning projects
  • Design review
  • Environmental review to implement the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
  • Long-range planning services, including general plans, infill development, and strategies for new growth
  • Urban planning to ensure design and historic preservation remains intact
  • Support staff to the Planning Commission
If you have questions regarding zoning, permitting, or license requirements and fee estimates, check out Permit Planner, the City's newest online tool designed to support the community at

Questions? Contact the Planning Division at 530-822-4700 or