Planning Division

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Contact Information
450 Civic Center Plaza - 2nd Floor
Richmond, CA 94804
Directions to Richmond City Hall

General Information:        510-620-6706
Ayuda en Español:           510-620-6705
(Spanish Information) 

Permit Center Hours:       Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 12:30 pm       
Office Hours:                    
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

ATTENTION: Please note that the Planning Division counter will close at noon on Tuesday, December 18, 2018 for staff training.

Mission Statement
The Planning Division provides advice and technical expertise to assist public officials, public agencies, real estate professionals, business operators and residents in understanding key community issues and priorities related to land use. The Planning staff provides excellent customer service by creating public and private partnerships that foster economic vitality, environmental integrity and quality design for the City of Richmond (read more)...
  1. Inclusionary Housing Ordinance Community Meeting

    The City of Richmond Department of Planning and Building Services is considering making amendments to the City’s Inclusionary Housing Ordinance (RMC 15.04.603) to create housing options for residents at various income levels. Read on...
  2. Application Submittal Policy for Wireless Communications Facilities

    The City has issued a policy to fairly and efficiently manage the intake of all applications for wireless communications facilities. Read on...
  3. City Office Holiday Closure

    As it has been the case during the past years, City offices will be closed during the holiday week in December, beginning Monday, December 24th, with offices reopening on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2018.
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