Thank you for visiting the Community Development Department web site. I hope the information provided informs you of the many services available and assist in responding to your questions. I am always looking to improve how we do business. Should you have an idea as to how I can improve our services to you, please share your thoughts with me. I can be reached at (562) 383-4100. Should I not be available, please leave a message and I will contact you within one business day.
Carlos Jaramillo Deputy Director of Community Development
About the Division
Community Development is comprised of specific Divisions that include Administration, Planning, Building and Safety, Code Enforcement, Economic Development, and Housing. The Community Development Department is integral to the City's comprehensive approach for coordinated efforts in addressing community and regional development issues in growth management and environmental quality. Community Development is structured to coordinate and provide technical assistance on issues of current and future land development to the City Council, Planning Commission, Successor Agency, Housing Authority, various other Commissions, and the public. It is the Department's mission to provide this assistance in a highly professional and customer service oriented manner. The Community Development Administrative Division oversees the activities performed by the Divisions that make up the Community Development Department. The Administrative Division also oversees and coordinates the Department budget.