The Planning Division plans for the physical, social, and economic development of the City and ensures compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) for both Public and private projects. Together with the Building & Safety Division, the Planning Division reviews private development projects to achieve high quality and long-term economic growth

Advanced Planning

Prepares long-range plans and policy documents for the physical and economic development of the City. Ensures that the General Plan, Specific Plans, Zoning Code, and other policy documents comply with state law and reflect community needs and desires

Current Planning

Provides public information and review of development applications to ensure that development within the City is consistent with long-range plans, community needs, and development laws and statutes.

Contact Us

Planning Division:

Physical Address
701 E Carson St
Carson, CA 90749
Phone: 310-952-1761

Planners are available at
the counter during business
hours or you may phone the
Planner on duty.

7:00am - 6:00 pm

Please note: the Planning
Counter is closed on Thursday
mornings from 7:30am - 9:00am
for staff meeting.

City Hall Contact

701 E Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-7600, 7 AM - 6 PM
Monday - Thursday
24-hour automated: (310) 952-1700


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