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Community Development

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About the Department

The Community Development Department is committed to creating a safe, healthy, and prosperous Salinas through targeted revitalization and sustainable, well-designed land use and development. Department functions include planning, permitting, management of federal funding, housing production, code enforcement and business development.

There are six divisions in the Department: Plan & Project Implementation, Advanced Planning, Current Planning, Permit Services, Code Enforcement, and Housing & Community Development.

Core Values

  • We believe in efficient customer service and citizen engagement
  • We believe that economic vitality is important to community development
  • We believe in integrity, mutual respect, courtesy and dignity
  • We believe in innovation and teamwork

Community Development Plans and Projects

Alisal Vibrancy Plan

Chinatown Revitalization Plan

City of Salinas General Plan (2002)

City of Salinas Housing Element (2015-2023)

City of Salinas Economic Development Element

Downtown Vibrancy Plan

Regional Farmworker Housing Study

Visión Salinas


What's Happening for Community Development