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Draft Downtown Recovery Plan Amendments: Draft EIR Available for Public Comment through September 8, 2017. Submit Comment by Mail or Email. Read more...

NEW Fee Changes Effective July 1, 2017

Upcoming Public Hearing(s):

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Several inspection services are provided including rental, code enforcement, and building and safety.

Planning & Building Applications


Depending on whether you are in the building or planning phase of your project, there are different application types. Checking in with Current Planning and the Building & Safety Division is the best place to start.

Public Hearings/Meetings

The Planning Commission, Historic Commission, and Zoning Administrator are part of the Planning & Community Development Department. Agenda and meeting information can be found here.

Plans and Programs:


Planning & Community Development is responsible for maintaining and implementing several plans and programs like the General Plan, Local Coastal Program, Corridor and Downtown Plan. Check in with Advance Planning to learn more and stay up-to-date. 

 Register Your Rental Property
 Property registration is required for long-term and short-term rentals either through the Residential Rental Inspection Program.