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The Community Development Department is responsible for the development and implementation of community goals regarding the natural and built environment.  This includes both planning and building

The Department provides administration to the Planning Commission and support to the City Council.  The department is tasked with maintaining the City's General Plan, the blue print for the future of the City, and reviewing planning permit applications.  The Community Development Director serves as the Zoning Administrator.  The Department also administers building permits

 

Latest News

Planning Commission News:  View the Planning Commission meeting for Thursday, February 14, 2019 here.  The next regularly scheduled Planning Commission is on Thursday, February 28, 2019.  All meetings are held in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 50 Park Place, Brisbane.  To view past Planning Commission meetings, please visit here.  To view public notices, please visit here

Baylands News:  Please visit the Baylands Information Page for more information.  

Cannabis Business News: At the City Council's meeting on December 6, 2018, the Council adopted Ordinance 632 (Zoning Text Amendment RZ-6-18) to implement the modified operating hours recommended by the Commission. The Ordinance became effective on January 5, 2019. The Planning Commission recommended City Council approval of RZ-6-18 at their regular meeting on October 25, 2018.

Housing Policy News: The Housing Authority accepted eligibility applications for income-qualified 1 and 2-person households to purchase a 1 bd/ 1 ba condo unit immediately available through the First Time Homebuyer resale program through January 31. The application window has now closed. Applicants will be contacted by staff the week of February 4 with next steps. Check out the First Time Homebuyer Program webpage for more information about the program. 

Sections

Planning Division:  Includes planning application form and fee schedule, planning application handouts, zoning and land use maps, outline of development projects and sites in the City, the General Plan, Planning Commission, and Zoning Administrator information.

Building Division:  Includes general information on what type of work requires a permit, building permit handouts, a building permit fee estimator, and a list of building codes used by the City.