Community Development

Mission Statement

Our mission is to preserve the past while shaping the future to provide a safe, healthy, and attractive environment for growth.

Community Development Office

Responsibilities

The Community Development Department is responsible for:

  • Building inspection
  • Code compliance
  • Development engineering
  • Engineering
  • Housing
  • Planning
  • Redevelopment

This includes:

  • Administering the City's General Plan, Zoning Ordinance, and California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines
  • Acting as support staff to the City Council, Board of Building Appeals, and Planning Commission on planning matters
  • Traffic Safety Commission on traffic matters
  • Administering the City's Building Code including the issuance of building permits and conducting inspections
  • Issuance of business licenses
  • Ensuring compliance with City codes