Community Development

Community Development
The role of the Community Development Department is to move the community toward the sustainable, strategically urban community envisioned in the City's General Plan. Department activities include providing professional assistance to developers, contractors, businesses, and homeowners; preserving open space; building high-quality strategically urban residential and commercial development; and maintaining and increasing the range of housing alternatives.

The department includes the divisions of Building and Safety, Housing, Planning, and Sustainability.

Building and Safety

Development Services Center

  • One-stop shop for accepting, reviewing, and approving permit applications and construction documents
  • Staff available to answer questions regarding zoning, planning, engineering, and inspections

Housing

Planning

Sustainability

  • Current environmental sustainability efforts and Climate Action Plan progress