The Planning Department manages the City's long range plans and develops ordinances and policies that implement these plans, and manages land development applications. Our mission is to shape the physical development of the City. We work closely with land developers and builders to ensure careful and thoughtful compliance with all City codes, policies and ordinances. In doing so, we help to establish safe and attractive residential neighborhoods and businesses.
Suburban cities are growing especially quickly, but many big cities are also dramatically upping their housing production.
Most of the U.S. saw public transit ridership continue its downward trend last year, but San Diego’s ridership, particularly on light rail, was up.
The agency’s director wants to change the city’s transportation priorities and provide more mobility options to residents.
Cities and states around the country are reconsidering decades-old bans on rent control.