Planning Division

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Notice: Effective June 29, 2020, project applicants will be responsible for posting Notice of Application/Hearing signs at project sites. Please visit the Planning Applications page for additional information.

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About the Planning Division

The Planning Division oversees various technical and administrative functions of the land use planning process. Staff interprets and implements the General Plan and Zoning Ordinance as adopted by the City Council. Responsibilities Include: evaluating applications for land development, environmental assessment, landscape plan review, annexations, long range planning and open space planning and management. For more information, call (805) 449-2323.

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Open Space Management