planning and community development

The Planning Department oversees private development within the City, ensuring that zoning codes are adhered to and that development projects demonstrate quality design and environmental sustainability. We track changes in the community demographics and economic vitality and respond with recommended updates to the General Plan and Municipal Code. 


  • Senior Planner - Chris Palmer

  • Associate Planner - Maria Majcherek

Phone: (310) 349-2970
Email Planning Department

Office Hours

  • 7:30 am - 5:30 pm Monday - Thursday

  • 7:30 am - 4:30 pm alternating Fridays