The Planning Division is responsible for maintaining the City's General Plan and various Specific Plans
, and for maintaining, updating, and administering the City's zoning regulations and sign regulations that implement the policies outlined in these adopted plans. The zoning regulations contain the specific regulations that inform the design and construction of new development and additions to existing structures, including height limits, floor area ratio, parking requirements, lot coverage, property line setbacks, as well as outlining design review processes for various types of projects when required.
The information on this website should serve as a general guide. Please contact the Planning Division at 650-558-7250
to confirm and clarify information provided here and to receive updates.
The Planning Division is a division of the Community Development Department
.Please note that updated filing fees become effective on Friday, July 5th. Please contact the Planning Division for assistance on calculating the fees for your project.