Development Services

Zoning Administrator

Administrative hearings are conducted by the Zoning Administrator. Standards Variances, Coastal Permits, Minor Lot Line Adjustments, Legalization of Illegal Units, and Lot Mergers are processed through administrative hearings. Hearings are conducted twice each month.

Staff Liaison: 
Alexis Oropeza, Current Planning Officer, 562.570.6413


2:00 p.m. on second and fourth Mondays of the month.

Pursuant to Executive Order AB 361 issued by Governor Gavin Newsom, Zoning Administrator hearings will be held via teleconference until further notice. City Hall is closed to the general public. Please email any comments to, which will be forwarded to the Zoning Administrator. Comments submitted during the meeting will be forwarded and considered. Members of the public who have joined by web or by phone will have an opportunity to offer verbal public comment during the meeting.

To participate in these meetings, please use the following options:

By Web:

  • Access the Web Conference
  • Event Passcode: 86368
  • In the “Join Meeting” window, please enter your name in the “Your Name” box and then click “Join.” This information will not be used outside of this meeting. Audio and video preferences can be selected at the bottom of the black screen in the same window.

    The host will let you into the meeting once it begins.

By Phone:

  • 1.213.338.8477
  • Meeting ID: 956 4505 5256