Economic & Community Development Department

The Economic & Community Development Department is now open to the public from 7 am to 5:30 pm, Monday through Thursday. Walk-ins are welcome, but please note that we are assisting a maximum of three (3) people at a time at the public counter. We also continue to offer services online, and appointments with staff are available. We ask that all visitors to City Hall please wear masks.

For questions or to schedule an appointment, please call:  
Building (626) 812-5234
Business License (626) 812-5249
Community Improvement (626)812-5200 ext. 5332
Economic Development (626) 812-5102
Planning (626) 812-5289

For additional information on COVID-19 and how the City is responding, please visit the City's CoronaVirus COVID-19 page.

Overview

The Economic & Community Development Department promotes and maintains livable communities. This involves:
  • Planning for our future
  • Building and maintaining strong neighborhoods
  • Ensuring high quality development
  • Encouraging business redevelopment
  • Preserving our past and environment
  • Ensuring a high quality of life

To achieve this, the Economic & Community Development Department offers a wide range of services in the Building, Business Licensing, Community Improvement, and Planning divisions.