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Planning Division

The Planning Division recommends and implements land use policies, processes land use applications and prepares and processes updates and revisions to the General Plan, Municipal Code, Landscape guidelines and Design guidelines. This division provides staff support to City Council, the Planning Commission, Environmental and Historical Preservation Board, and Project Review Staff Committee.


Smoke Shop Code Amendment - On November 1, 2016, the City Council approved a Municipal Code Amendment regulating smoke shop uses citywide. On November 15, 2016, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 917 containing the new regulations for smoke shop uses. All newly established smoke shop regulations officially became law on December 15, 2016.

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Division Services

Policy and Standards

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General Plan

The General Plan is determines land use in the City.

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Landscape Design

View the City's Landscape Design Requirements.

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Municipal Code

View the set of building and design codes our City follows.

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Specific Plans

These plans identify the City's design and development standards.

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