Carbon Fund Ordinance

Carbon Fund Ordinance

Carbon Fund for greenhouse gas emission reduction projects

Manabe Ow Specific Plan

Manabe Ow Specific Plan

Everything you want to know about the Manabe-Ow project and more is available after the link!

Main Street Improvement Project

Main Street Improvement Project

Approval to go out to bid for the Main Street Improvement Project was approved by City Council at their November 17th meeting.

Meet and Greet New City Manager

Meet and Greet New City Manager

City Council invites you to come and meet and greet our new City Manager Charles A. Montoya.....read more for complete details.

Welcome to the Community Development Department!

250 Main Street
Watsonville, CA 95076
831-768-3050

Monday – Friday  7:30am-4:00pm
  Wednesday 7:30am-11:00am   Over the Counter Permit Processing
Wednesday Appointment Only 1:00-5:00pm

The Community Development Department is responsible for the review of development and building activity to ensure compliance with zoning and building codes, General Plan policies, the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and community values.  The department assists the community in establishing land use plans, affordable housing, and ensures the quality of new projects through the development review process.  The Department staffs the Planning Commission and the Minor Land Division Committee.

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