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COVID19 SHELTER IN PLACE ORDER: The Permit Center is closed to the public effective March 18, 2020. Limited staff is available remotely to continue providing service.  Inspections will continue in order to protect the safety of the public. To schedule an inspection, please email [email protected].

The Development Engineering Division:

  • performs plan reviews and inspections to verify that site work, grading, and associated utilities are built in compliance with applicable codes and laws, rendering them safe and accessible upon completion of construction.
  • verifies that public and private site improvements are built in compliance with City standards.
  • provides technical support for planning applications in accordance with the Subdivision Map Act.
  • calculates development impact fees for development projects.
  • provides assistance to the City Engineer in implementing floodplain management.
  • issues Encroachment Permits for activities in the public right of way.
  • coordinates with applicants to assign or modify site addressing.
  • provides development-related implementation and enforcement of NPDES storm water permit requirements.
  • manages the Street Vendor Program.

For information on the current service fees see the City Wide Fee Schedule (FY19-20)