The Community Development Department, under the supervision of the Planning Manager, Jeannie Naughton and general oversight by the Community Development/Public Works Director, David Wahba, reviews and approves plans for development within the City, enforces subdivision and building regulations in residential and commercial areas and processes amendments to the Zoning Ordinance. Additionally, the department prepares and maintains the General Plan. The General Plan, mandated by the State, is a long-range planning document based upon current community goals and objectives designed to ensure orderly growth in the City.
The department also is responsible for Code Administration.
The Code Compliance Officer informs residents and businesses of Municipal Code requirements and investigates and obtains code compliance.