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Planning Department
What We Do
The Planning Department provides staff services to the City Council and Planning Commission and the Historic Preservation Committee related to the implementation of the city general plan. This is the department that oversees the development and implementation of planning and land use policies and regulations in Belvedere, and analyzes applications for the development and use of property within the community. The Planning Department is responsible for managing the physical development of the City in an orderly manner in accordance with the City’s General Plan, Zoning Ordinance, Municipal code, and other related City policies and regulations. The Planning Department is responsible for all planning related activities in the City of Belvedere. Key responsibilities including the following:

  • Current planning (processing applications for planning permits, such as use permits, tentative maps, design review and reviewing building permits in order to ensure compliance with applicable regulations).
  • Long range planning (updating the General Plan & the Housing Element, and developing and implementing other planning documents, such as the Climate Action Plan.

Community Headlines - View All
August 21, 2018, Planning Commission meeting agenda packet
The agenda packet for the August 21, 2018, regular Planning Commission meeting is now available. Read on...
Planning Activity Log - August 03, 2018
The Planning Activity Log lists design review applications recently submitted and future Planning Commission agenda items. Read on...

Irene Borba
Dir. of Planning & Building

Rebecca Markwick
Associate Planner

Nancy Miller
Planning Secretary

Phone: (415) 435-3838
Fax: (415) 435-0430

Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
& 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Offices are closed to the public on Fridays.

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Contact City Hall
450 San Rafael Ave.
Belvedere, CA 94920-2336
Ph: 1-415-435-3838