Community Development Department

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The Community Development Department is responsible for the development and maintenance of community goals regarding the natural and built environment.  This includes planningbuilding permits and code enforcement

The department provides administration to the Planning Commission and support to the City Council.  The department is tasked with maintaining the City's General Plan, the blue print for the future of the City, and the Community Development Director serves as the Zoning Administrator.

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The City and its consultant team are still working on preparing written responses to each of the more than 2200 comments received on the Baylands Draft Environmental Impact Report (EIR).  The City anticipates the responses will be completed and a Final EIR published before the end of 2014.

Appeal of the Planning Commission's Approval of Design Permit DP-2-14, for renovation of 7000 Marina Bloulevard, has been tentatively set to be reviewed by City Council on November 20th.  The Council issued a Request for Proposal and executed a consultant agreement with NicholsBooth Architects to provide architectural review services regarding the existing building and consider the minor modifications proposed.

On September 14th, 2014, Brisbane School District Developer fees for new construction have increased.  Please review the Brisbane School District's Resolution and Developer Fee Justification Study for more information.

The final draft of the 2015-2022 Housing Element is available for review and was presented to City Council on Thursday, October 2nd.  The City Council will hold a Housing Element workshop in the coming weeks to review the Planning Commission's recommended approval of the Housing Element.

To assist in re-envisioning the future of Crocker Business Park, the City of Brisbane, in partnership with the Urban Land institute, undertook a Technical Assistance Panel  (TAP) earlier this year.  The Crocker Park TAP report has been finalized and can be found on the Crocker Industrial Park webpage.



Planning Division:  Includes planning application form and fee schedule, planning application handouts, zoning and land use maps, outline of development projects and sites in the City, the General Plan, Planning Commission and Zoning Administrator information.

Building Division & Code Enforcement:  Includes general information on what type of work requires a permit, building permit handouts, a building permit fee estimator, a list of building codes used by the City and information on the code enforcement process.

The Baylands
Includes an outline with links to the various materials that have been prepared as part of the Baylands planning and EIR process.