Planning

COVID-19 Notice to Planning Customer

The Planning Division is responsible for meeting the community’s current and future land use, urban design, economic, transportation and housing needs by updating and maintaining the City’s general Plan and development codes.The Division utilizes these documents as guidelines for the on-going development of policies and programs.

Contact Us

General Office Phone Number: (626) 813-5261

Vacant, City Planner

Melissa Chipres, Associate Planner 

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Jesus Astorga-Rios, Assistant Planner

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Due to limited staffing Planning Counter Hours until further notice:
Monday 8AM-11:30AM
Tuesday 1PM-4PM
Wednesday & Thursday Closed
Closed daily from 12PM-1PM
Closed every Friday, weekends, and major holidays
 
The Planning Division is now  accepting electronic application submittals.
Please call (626)813-5261 for further details or questions. 
 
 

Baldwin Park Housing Element Update 2021-2029

The City of Baldwin Park Revised Draft 2021-2029 General Plan Housing Element is available. The City submitted the draft Housing Element to the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) for their required review. In response to comments from HCD, the City has revised the draft Housing Element. If you have comments or questions, please fill out the online comment form for the Revised Draft Housing Element by September 8, 2022

https://forms.gle/omsNg5Z3TyQdRUHt8

For more information about the Housing Element Update, please feel free to contact Ron Garcia, Community Development Director at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The City of Baldwin Park is preparing an Environmental Justice Element to set goals and strategies to address pollution and health burdens.

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission reviews all major applications and environmental clearances. The Planning Commission meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM in City Council Chambers.

Please, click here to view the Planning Commission Agendas and Minutes.

Please, click here to view the current Planning Commissioners.

Design Review Committee

The Design Review Committee is an inter-departmental staff level review board responsible for reviewing all commercial, industrial, multi-family residential and selected single-family residential projects. The Committee meets on an as needed basis.

Applications

Zoning