Community Development

The Community Development Department is responsible for the following:

  • Analyzes land use and development proposals from an environmental, zoning, land use, and design standpoint and provides recommendations to the Planning Commission and the City Council
  • Inspects all new construction, additions, and tenant improvements to ensure compliance with all zoning standards and building standards
  • Prepares, updates and administers the General Plan
  • Provides information and assistance to the public with regards to the City’s development review process


The Community Development Department consists of the following divisions:

  • Building and Safety Division
  • Code Enforcement Division
  • Economic Development Division
  • Housing Division
  • Planning Division
  • Vacant and Abandoned Property Registration