Community Development Department

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The Community Development Department is responsible for the development and maintenance of community goals regarding the natural and built environment.  This includes planningbuilding permits and code enforcement

The department provides administration to the Planning Commission and support to the City Council.  The department is tasked with maintaining the City's General Plan, the blue print for the future of the City, and the Community Development Director serves as the Zoning Administrator.

Latest News

Parkside Plan Community Workshop held on February 1st was an interactive exercise to gather detailed feedback from attendees on the "building blocks" of the Parkside Plan, including housing, transportation, economy, and community health (view flyer). MIG has also released new technical documents, including an existing conditions report and economic feasibility analysis, that are now available on the Parkside Plan documents page along with all other available Plan documents. Stay tuned to the Parkside at Brisbane Village Precise Plan webpage for up to date information on the planning process!

Baylands Public Hearings have concluded and may be accessed here.   The Planning Commission started deliberations on the Brisbane Baylands.  The next meeting for deliberations is Thursday February 25th at 7:30 in the Community Meeting Room at City Hall, 50 Park Place, Brisbane.  A more detailed Planning Commission schedule of deliberations will follow soon.

The Baylands survey results are available for review.  The City Council received a presentation on October 27th from the City’s survey consultants regarding these results.  This survey was mailed to all registered voters on August 25th with a response deadline of September 12th.

The Baylands Final EIR has been published and is now available for public review.

In The Works


Planning Division:  Includes planning application form and fee schedule, planning application handouts, zoning and land use maps, outline of development projects and sites in the City, the General Plan, Planning Commission and Zoning Administrator information.

Building Division & Code Enforcement:  Includes general information on what type of work requires a permit, building permit handouts, a building permit fee estimator, a list of building codes used by the City and information on the code enforcement process.

The Baylands
Includes an outline with links to the various materials that have been prepared as part of the Baylands planning and EIR process.