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!

Improving Permit Review & Approval of Small Solar Systems

Improving Permit Review & Approval of Small Solar Systems

Great news for Watsonville home owners who are considering going solar! Read more to find out how the City is improving permit review and approval of small solar systems.

Wet Weather 101: How to Keep Your Site Operational

Wet Weather 101: How to Keep Your Site Operational

Construction site operators, property owners, contractors, sub-contractors and municipal inspectors - Join us at this training: Wet Weather 101. 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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