Duties & Responsibilities

The Planning Division is primarily responsible for ensuring the implementation of the goals and strategies of the General Plan, which serves as a comprehensive strategy for the management of future physical growth and change within the community. The Planning Division is also responsible for enforcing the Zoning Code and various ordinances/codes related to land use and development.

Planning & Environmental Compliance

In addition, the Planning Division monitors and responds to development in neighboring jurisdictions and ensures the City’s planning and environmental compliance with all regional authorities and state law.

Staff Support

The Planning Division also provides staff support for the Planning Commission in addition to responsibilities for entitlement review and environmental review of all new developments and subdivisions.