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Frequently Requested Planning and Development Forms


The Building and Safety Division is in the process of updating forms and handouts to reflect the changes brought forth in the 2016 Building, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Residential, and Green Building Standards Codes that became effective January 1, 2017. References in any City forms, handouts, regulations and other documents to chapters and sections of the formerly adopted 2013 Codes shall be construed to apply to the corresponding provisions contained within the currently adopted 2016 Codes. It is the responsibility of the permit holder to comply with the currently adopted 2016 Codes. 


 Code Compliance Checklists and Submittal Requirements        

         Construction Related Activities      

Energy Conservation and Sustainability

  Fees and Financial Forms

 Fire Prevention and Life Safety

Requests for Service  

Public Works Engineering

         Seismic Safety and Transfer Tax

         Stormwater Requirements



        Land Use Planning

        For more regarding land use, please visit the Land Use Planning webpage. 

  Land Use Planning Guidelines



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