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COVID-19 Shelter-In-Place UPDate June 1, 2020

Based on the Santa Clara County Public Health Officer's Shelter-In-Place order and to protect the health of the community, City Hall is closed with interim operations. Some city services and public meetings will continue remotely. For more information on interim services or general inquiries, please visit us at:

Interim Public Counter Operations

 Planning

Building & Fire 

Housing

Economic Development

Please check the City website for updates as information and dates are subject to change.

 

Mission Statement

To provide land use, building development, neighborhood protection, economic development, and environmental policy services.

Overview

The Community Development Department is responsible for the review of development and building activity to ensure compliance with zoning and building codes, the achievement of economic development goals, General Plan policies, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), housing policies, and community values. The department assists the community in establishing land use and neighborhood plans and ensures the quality of new projects through the design and development review process. The Department staffs the Environmental Planning Commission (EPC), the Council Neighborhoods Committee, the Downtown Committee, the Development Review Committee, the Administrative Zoning hearing, the Rental Housing Committee, and the Visual Arts Committee in addition to establishing and maintaining communications with citizens, developers, businesses, other governmental agencies, and City departments. The Department also provides technical and policy support to the City Manager and other departments.

News & Announcements

Planning Division Current Project ListPlanning Division Current Project List

This is a list of private development and long range projects that the Planning Division is currently working on citywide. Click more for information.


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