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Community Development

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

Phone: (310) 952-1770

The Community Development Department promotes a quality living environment by guiding the development and maintenance of the City. Under the direction of the Director of Community Development, this department has a vital role in shaping the future of the City by reflecting the aspirations of its citizens, creating an orderly, attractive and functional city, ensuring a safe building environment, attracting and assisting businesses, and providing for the development and preservation of affordable housing. The following divisions work hand in hand to attain the department's goals. The chart below reflects the functions of the department but not its organizational structure.
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On August 6, 2019, the City Council Repealed the Residential Property Report (RPR) Requirement.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 Update
The City of Carson is embarking on an exciting new project: the update of our General Plan.

The General Plan is the City's primary guide for development, housing, transportation, environmental quality, public services, and parks and open spaces. The update process is a collaborative effort between the City and its residents to create a vision and a blueprint for development and investment over the next couple of decades. Residents have the opportunity to get involved at all stages of the planning process, from the initial visioning and exploration of land use and transportation alternatives to the selection of the Preferred Plan and policy development.

The city of Carson needs
to help update our General Plan.


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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