The Planning Division provides technical assistance and professional guidance to the City Council, Planning Commission, Historic Design Review Commission and the public regarding policies and plans that guide the physical development of the City.

The Division is responsible for updating and maintaining the City’s General Plan, Specific Plan, Zoning Ordinance, Zoning Map and development related ordinances. It is also responsible for processing various applications through required City review and public hearings, including applications for:

            Administrative Permits                                  Rezones

Annexations                                                 Sign Permits

Design Review Permits                                Subdivisions

Environmental Review                                  Tree Permits

General Plan Amendments                           Use Permits

Historic Design Review                                 Variances

The Planning Division facilitates affordable Housing programs and opportunities for the City of Auburn.

Related Documents

City of Auburn General Plan  
                               Auburn Zoning Ordinance
City of Auburn Housing Element                           City of Auburn Zoning Map
City of Auburn Safety Element                        
Baltimore Ravine Specific Plan

Application Information