Planning

Functions

The Planning Department serves a variety of functions including:

  • Preparation of town-wide planning documents (e.g. the General Plan)
  • Administration of the Zoning Title and Subdivision Ordinance
  • Works as the staff liaison to the Planning Commission in furtherance of the Town's land use laws.
  • Review of development proposals to ensure consistency with the General Plan and Zoning Title
  • Preparation of environmental documents required under CEQA
  • Preparation of staff reports regarding land use matters for the Planning Commission and City Council

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View Current RFP's

  1. Housing Element Update (2023-2031)

    The Town is updating its Housing Element for the General Plan and we are seeking your input and feedback. Please reach out to Ralph Robinson to offer any additional input at: Email: rrobinson@ci.atherton.ca.us Phone: 650-752-0544 Read on...