New Pilot Schedule for the Permit Center
Begins July 18, 2022

Beginning July 18, 2022, we will launch a new pilot
schedule with modified hours for the Permit Center
located at 200 Old Bernal Avenue. In-person services
at the Permit Center will now be available between
9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Although in-person service hours will be reduced,
Permit Center staff will still be available from
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays to answer phone
calls, provide information and schedule appointments.


New Permit Center Hours
Beginning July 18, 2022

Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

 Permit Center Telephone
Inquiries (925) 931-5630
Monday to Friday
 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Planning Division is primarily responsible for the following:
  • Advance Planning: Assisting the Planning Commission and the City Council with planning for the city's future development
  • Current Planning: Reviewing proposed development projects for conformance with the city's adopted policies and ordinances

Advance Planning

  • Responsible for preparing the City’s General Plan, the “blueprint” for the long range development and conservation of the City 
  • Preparing specific plans that provide a framework for development in focused areas of the city
  • Preparing development standards and guidelines that address specific issues and areas

Current Planning

  • Serves as the point of entry for development proposals and provides assistance to architects, designers, developers, builders, and residents navigating the development process
  • Processing of new development applications including the review of preliminary plans, holding hearings for the public’s review and comment on the proposals
  • Overseeing the implementation of the development to ensure that it is constructed in accordance with all city requirements

What's New:

    For information about new development undergoing review or how to make improvements to a property (house additions, new fences, pools, etc.), contact us