Planning Division

The Planning Division maintains the City's General Plan and Zoning documents. Planning is also responsible for environmental review, historic preservation, and new Planning Divisiondevelopment. Planning provides staff support to the City's Planning Commission, the Historic Resources Commission, and the City Council.

Important Phone Numbers
Planning Counter:
(714) 647-5804
General Information:
(714) 667-2700

Planning Counter Hours
Monday -
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  
Planning Division
20 Civic Center Plaza, Ross Annex M-20
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Tuesday -
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  
Wednesday -
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  
Thursday -
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  
Friday -
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (every other week)

Major Planning Projects and Environmental Documents (Interactive Map):

Current Meeting Agenda Packets:
Maps and Property Information:

Planning Commission -
Historic Resources Commission -

Agenda Packet
Agenda Packet

  Property Search - Property Information Search
Zoning Administrator -

Agenda Packet

  Zoning Map - Zoning Map


  General Plan Map - General Plan Land Use Map

Planning Counter

This section is the first stop for most customers wishing to obtain permits or zoning information.

Front Yard Fence Permit
Home Occupation Permit
Banner/Temp. Sign Permit
Special Event Permit
All Handouts and Applications

Current Planning

This section works with developers and property owners to facilitate new development in the city.

Site Plan Review Checklist
Site Plan Review Applications
Conditional Use Permit
Minor Exception
All discretionary applications

Advanced planning

This section performs long-range planning for the City including: General Plan maintenance, design and development standards and historic preservation.

Citywide Design Guidelines

Santa Ana General Plan