Community Development

Advance Planning

The Advanced Planning Division addresses matters concerning the quality of life, growth, historic preservation, and the environment. Advanced Planning supports ongoing land development activities by conducting special long-range studies, as well as in-depth investigations and analyses of planning issues that affect the City and region.

The City’s Advance Planning Division focuses on long-range plans that typically encompass an entire area of the City, such as the General PlanDowntown PlanSoutheast Area Specific Plan (SEASP), and Local Coastal Program.