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Community Development
Responsibilities and Services
The Community Development Department performs a variety of services intended to protect, maintain, and develop an attractive, safe, and healthy environment for residents and the business community. The department's primary function is to oversee property development and land use activities in the city.

 Community Development
 2175 Cherry Avenue
 Signal Hill, CA  90755
 Ph: 562-989-7340
 Fx: 562-989-7391

 Monday through Thursday
 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Monday through Friday 
11 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
Afternoon available by 
appointment only.

are conducted:

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Thursday June 14 through Friday June 22
Building Counter Hours will be
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Building Inspections will be
 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Please call or email at least 24 hours in advance to 
562-989-7348 or e-mail our inspector with the job address.  
(the City does not issue building permit numbers)

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Building Safety reviews construction plans, tracks interdepartmental reviews, issues permits, and provides inspections to ensure code compliance.

Neighborhood Enhancement services include initiating and managing code enforcement actions and supporting the Sustainable City Committee

Oilfield Services
enforces noise, safety, and appearance provisions o the Oil Code.

Planning Services
  • Providing staff support for the Planning Commission
  • Providing technical assistance regarding the rules and regulations for the development of private property
  • Reviewing and managing development projects consistent with the provisions of the General Plan and Municipal Code
  • Provide information on housing and population estimates. You may also visit the State Department of Finance.


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