The city is in a Stage 2 drought. Please take urgent steps to reduce water use.
Many services can be accessed online rather than in person. In person services currently require advance appointments.
The Engineering Division is responsible for review of development projects for compliance with city standards, ordinances, permits, regulations and statutes. Division staff also manage the city's capital improvement program.
View City benchmark (elevation marker) data
View information for proposed commercial, multifamily and subdivision projects
The construction news updates provide summarized weekly news on ongoing construction activities. It is intended to provide advance information for decision makers, including city management, Police Department, Fire District, Post Office, SamTrans, etc., so they can anticipate potential impacts and respond accordingly.
Review City design standards and standard details for construction
Learn about building in the flood plain.
Review information for single-family home projects.
Find out how to comply with the water-efficient landscaping ordinance.