City Hall Closed

City Hall is closed to the public at this time. Public counter services are still being provided remotely via phone, email, or videoconference.  Limited appointments are available for services that cannot be conducted remotely. Please visit the Virtual Counter for information on how to obtain building permits, schedule inspections, and submit planning project applications.

Residential Resale Reports Required

Residential Resale Reports are once again required. Please visit the Residential Resale Report page for more information.

COVID-19 Construction Guidelines

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the City has issued protocols applicable to construction sites, construction workers, and home repair businesses.  Download the COVID-19 Construction Guidelines


About Community Development

The Community Development Department's mission is to be stewards of the City's General Plan, and to assist the community with land development, housing, construction, code compliance, open space, and regional issues, all of which must be kept in balance with the City's environment and resources. Department responsibilities include:

  • Planning Division
  • Building Division
  • Permit Processing
  • Code Compliance
  • Affordable Housing
  • Open Space Acquisition & Management
  • Redevelopment Successor Agency


2021-22 CDBG Program — Needs Assessment (Community Development and Public Services)

Effective January 8 through February 12, 2021, the City of Thousand Oaks is inviting interested parties to assist in identifying the unmet needs of lower-income persons and households in Thousand Oaks that could potentially be addressed with a portion of the City’s annual Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) entitlement funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 

The City is also inviting non-profit housing and community development providers to apply for a portion of the City’s CDBG funding for an activity that primarily benefits lower-income persons.  The funding year begins July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.  City estimates budget of $375,000 for Community Development Projects and $86,000 for public services. Applications will be available on January 8, 2021

A “Needs Assessment Public Hearing” is scheduled for Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 6:00 PM, via Zoom.  All CDBG applicants and other interested parties are invited to attend. 

For more information, please contact Lynn Oshita ( in the City’s Community Development Department.