Community Development

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The Community Development Department is open by appointment only Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 4 p.m., excluding holidays. Many city services and public meetings will continue remotely. For more information on services or general inquiries, please visit us at:

Public Counter Operations

 Planning

Building & Fire 

Housing

Economic Development

 

 

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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Public Comment Period - City of Mountain View FY 2020-21 Federal Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER)Public Comment Period - City of Mountain View FY 2020-21 Federal Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER)

Report Availability

View an electronic copy of the report here: https://www.mountainview.gov/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=36238

Due to COVID-19, a paper copy of the report will be available upon request and by appointment only for pick up at the Community Development Department, City Hall, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View. For further information or to obtain a copy of the report, please contact (650) 903-6379 or TDD (650) 967-0158 or email neighborhoods@mountainview.gov.

Public Input

The City of Mountain View invites and encourages written comments and input on the CAPER during the review period. All public comments received during the public review period will be included in the CAPER that is submitted to HUD. Comments and input may be received via one or more of the following methods:

  • Mail: City of Mountain View, P.O. Box 7540, Mountain View, CA 94039. Attention: Micaela Hellman-Tincher
  • By fax to (650) 962-8501. Attention: Micaela Hellman-Tincher;
  • Email at neighborhoods@mountainview.gov; or
  • Phone at (650) 903-6379

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Experienced Local Government Professional to Lead Mountain View’s Economic Development EffortsExperienced Local Government Professional to Lead Mountain View’s Economic Development Efforts

City Manager Kimbra McCarthy announced today the hiring of John Lang as Mountain View’s Economic Vitality Manager following a competitive recruitment process.


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