Closures During the Holidays

Closures During the Holidays

City facilities will be closed for the Holidays, Christmas & New years and additional days due to continued budget reductions. Read more for contact information during the closures.

Sandbags

Sandbags

Sandbags are available for those who may need them. Read more on where you can get your sandbags. Be safe out there and drive carefully.

Carbon Fund Ordinance

Carbon Fund Ordinance

Draft Carbon Fund for greenhouse gas emission reduction projects

Welcome to the Community Development Department!

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

Monday & Thursday 7:30am-4:00pm
Tuesday 7:30am-5:30pm
  Wednesday 7:30am-11:30am   Over the Counter Permit Processing
Wednesday Appointment Only 1:00-5:00pm
 Closed Fridays

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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