Developing, maintaining, and implementing the General Plan.
Reviewing development projects for consistency and compliance with the General Plan, Zoning Ordinance, Subdivision Ordinance, California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and applicable building codes.
Developing planning policies and standards that promote a quality living and working environment throughout the city.
Supporting and providing technical planning assistance to the City Council, Planning Commission, Design Review Board, and the Historic Preservation Advisory Committee.
Assessing damage and expediting reconstruction throughout the city following catastrophic events such as an earthquakes, floods, or wildfires.
The City of Richmond Department of Planning and Building Services is
considering making amendments to the City’s Inclusionary Housing
Ordinance (RMC 15.04.603) to create housing options for residents at
various income levels. Read on...