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Welcome to the Planning Office, a division of the Community Development Department. Planning staff is committed to excellent customer service. Our goal is to make information accessible to the public and to make our permitting process as user-friendly as possible. We focus our priorities on projects that will achieve the City Council-adopted Vision, Value

Drivers and Strategic Initiatives. Planning staff is constantly developing and sharpening a variety of planning tools to help clarify land use regulations, stimulate economic development, and ensure preservation of the City's neighborhood character and historic resources. If you want more information, please give us a call.

hysm150x50Please see the Topics in Focus and Current Initiatives web pages for the latest projects in the queue. Many of these topics link to our engagement portal, Have Your Say Monterey, so you can participate in the process! Thank you for your interest and your engagement to help us continue to improve the quality of life in Monterey!

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