The Planning Department, under the supervision of the Planning 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 Zoning and Code Administrator informs residents and businesses of Municipal Code requirements and investigates and obtains code compliance.