The Planning Division

The Planning staff will be holding on-site counter hours, Monday through Thursday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Building 400 at Town Hall (9291 Old Redwood Highway) or by appointment. If you wish to schedule an appointment with Planning staff for alternate hours, please call (707) 838-1021 and leave a detailed message.

Staff is responding to all e-mails and phone calls as quickly as we can.  You can expect a response from Community Development Department staff (Planning and Building) within 24-48 hours.  

Please note, calls or e-mails received after 6 p.m. on Thursdays, or on Friday, Saturday or Sunday, will be responded to the following Monday.

Staff working hours are Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.  

You can reach Community Development Department staff by calling (707) 838-1021 or by e-mailing Patrick Streeter, Community Development Director, at

Appeals of decisions made by the Planning Commission, Administrative Hearing Officer or Community Development Director will be accepted by the Town via e-mail.  An Appeal Application must be filled out and submitted to Patrick Streeter, Community Development Director, within 10 calendar days after the date of the decision being appealed (Zoning Ordinance Chapter 27.52, Appeals).  Appeals shall be accompanied by the required filing fee, which can be found on the current Fee Schedule; please contact Patrick Streeter for instructions on how to submit the required fee.

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What We Do

The Planning Division works to foster community dialogue about issues involving the built and natural environment. By planning for the future, the community works to solve current problems, anticipate future needs and analyze alternatives which will help shape tomorrow and create opportunities for future generations. Projects commonly handled by the Planning Division include developing future plans for the Town, reviewing new commercial and housing projects and assisting in the development of affordable housing.

The Division of Building Inspection is responsible for the enforcement of the California Code of Regulations to safeguard the public health and welfare and access to persons with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Planning and Building Divisions of the Community Development Department are staffed by professionals who have specialized knowledge in a wide range of issues, including Community Development and Land Use Planning, Building Codes and Permits, Code Enforcement, Environmental Review, Urban Design, and Affordable Housing.