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Community Development

Director of Community Development
Saied Naaseh
701 E. Carson St
Carson, CA 90745

Phone: (310) 952-1770


Welcome to the City of Carson's Community Development Department website. It is our desire that you will be able to access pertinent and timely City information, via this website, that affects the services provided by this department.

The Department of Community Development consists of Planning, Building and Safety, Economic Development, and Housing. Our team of professionals strive on delivering a top-quality customer experience to the community through innovation and responsiveness, with integrity, flexibility, and professionalism.

The Department of Community Development administers the City's General Plan, as well as the City's zoning, building, and environmental regulations, to ensure the orderly physical growth of the community. Program activities include advance and current Planning, Building plan check, permit issuance, and Inspection; City Real Property and Asset Management. The Department also oversees the Community Development Block Grant program, Mobilehome Rental Review Board, Successor Agency and Housing Authority functions. We strive to push the envelope beyond bureaucracy who think outside the box and who provide excellent customer service.

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (310) 952-1761. On behalf of our department, we are proud to serve you!

Saied Naaseh
Community Development Director

Community Development Orgnization Chart

Long Beach Airport Noise Resident Concerns

If you see or hear airplanes when you are at home, please call the Long Beach Aiport noise hotline at 562-570-2665 or email immediately.
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UPDATE: The Residential Property Report (RPR) requirement has ended
As of September 20, 2019, The City of Carson will no longer require an approved RPR for the sale of residential properties.

On April 2, 2019, based on the recommendation of the Residential Property Report (RPR) Sub-Committee, the City Council directed staff to formally eliminate the RPR Program and bring this matter before the City Council for decision.

On August 6, 2019, the City Council Repealed the Residential Property Report (RPR) Requirement. Introduction of Ordinance No. 19-1933 (amends Municipal Code, Article V, Chapter 9) was presented before the City Council in a public hearing. The City Council voted in favor of repealing the Residential Property Report (RPR) requirement. The second reading was on August 20, 2019 and it became effective on September 20, 2019.

Please submit any inquiries or requests for written confirmation of the RPR repeal to 

General Plan 2040
Adopted April 4, 2023

The General Plan is the City's primary guide for development, housing, transportation, environmental quality, public services, and parks and open spaces. 

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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