The Community Development (CD) Department provides services and administers programs related to the city’s built environment. The CD Department works with businesses, property owners and residents in order to preserve and improve the quality of life in the City ensuring that San Fernando continues to be a great location to shop, work, and live.
The CD Department is responsible for:
- Advising and working with the City Council, Successor Agency, and Planning and Preservation Commission on decisions concerning the development and use of land resources in the community;
- Ensuring development projects and proposed land uses are consistent with the City’s General Plan goals and objectives and comply with the City’s Zoning Code;
- Review construction proposals and conducts inspections in order to ensure that projects comply with the City’s building, health, and safety codes; and
- Enforce City and Zoning Codes.
2018 SCAG Sustainability Award
The Planning Division administers the City and the Successor Agency to the former Redevelopment Agency’s housing activities.