Community Development

Contact Us

Building & Inspection Services: 

Phone: 831-884-1214, Email:

Planning & Development Services:

Phone: 831-884-1220, Email: 


The Community Development Department is comprised of two divisions:

The Planning Department implements the General Plan, Local Coastal Program, Municipal Code, and state and federal laws; establishes procedures related to planning programming, code compliance, and planning-related inspection functions. Staff serve as a liaison to the Planning Commission, Design Review Board, and Tree Committee.

The Building Department is also a part of the Community Development Department issuing Building permits, conducting Building permit inspections, and undertaking code enforcement activities.