City of El Centro

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Planning & Zoning

1275 W. Main Street
El Centro, CA 92243
760-337-4545

The Planning & Zoning Division provides professional expertise, policy guidance, and administrative support on all planning and zoning issues for El Centro. This includes land use planning, zoning, land division services and services required for environmental review of public and private projects.

This Division ensures the orderly and efficient development of the City and strives to encourage land uses that are compatible, sustainable, and beneficial to the community.

Monthly Project Report

To view the monthly project report for the Community Development Department – Planning & Zoning Division please choose from the list below. Monthly reports are posted for the previous completed month and will be posted the 10th of every month for your viewing.

If you have any questions regarding any of the projects, please do not hesitate to contact the respective City Planner at your convenience.

Current Monthly Project Report:

Committees

Enviornmental Assessment Committee

The Enviornmental Assessment Committee (EAC) consisting of the Community Development Director, City Manager, Director of Public Works/City Engineer, Police Chief, Fire Chief, and Building Official, or their designee conduct an initial study on all projects that are not exempt from CEQA and assess the enviornmental impacts associated with a project.

Administrative Committee

The Administrative Committee (AC) consists of the Community Development Director, City Manager, Director of Public Works/City Engineer, Police Chief, Fire Chief, and Building Official, or their designee. The AC assists the Community Development Director, Planning Commission, and City Council to better expedite certain administrative reviews as established by the Council. It is also established to function as a board of zoning adjustment in maters regarding administrative variances.

The Administrative Committee and the Environmental Assessment Committee meet on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the Economic Development Large Conference Room, 1249 W. Main Street. Agendas are mailed to applicants the Friday before the meeting date and are posted at City Hall and on the City’s website.

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