Planning Division

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

Effective September 1, 2020, planning project applications are only accepted electronically. Paper documents are no longer accepted. Please visit the Planning Applications page for additional information.

About the Planning Division

Contact the Planning Division at (805) 449-2323 or

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.

Community Input

Applications and Forms

Long Range Planning

Reports & Special Studies

Open Space Management

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