Planning Applications

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Application Procedure

  • Please contact a planner at (805) 449-2323 or to discuss your project and determine the appropriate applications to submit.
  • After confirming application requirements with a planner, submit your application using the online submittal formPlease do not use this form to submit building permit applications.
  • Once your application has been reviewed, you will be contacted with instructions to submit your payment.
  • If you are unable to submit your application online, please contact a planner to make special arrangements.  Please note that effective September 1, 2020, all applications must be submitted electronically.
  • To submit an application for a wireless facility, please call (805) 449-2343. A planner will contact you to discuss your submittal.


Effective June 29, 2020, project applicants are responsible for posting Notice of Application/Hearing signs at project sites.

Effective September 1, 2020, all project applications must be submitted electronically.

  • All applications forms, plans, and other documents must be submitted electronically as pdf files.
  • Paper documents will no longer be accepted.
  • Applicants are encouraged to submit online. Applicants that are unable to submit online will be required to submit pdf files on a USB drive.
  • Applicants preparing paper plans and documents will be required to have the documents scanned to pdf files prior to submittal.

Planning Application Forms

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