Planning Department

COVID-19 Virus Update:

Due to the virus "shelter in place" orders, all City Hall public counters, including the Planning Counter, are closed. Limited essential services may be provided by appointment only. Direct inquires to: bstevens@scottsvalley.org 


 The Planning Department is responsible for current and long-term planning as it relates to the growth and development of the City. Staff reviews development proposals and processes residential and commercial applications.

The Planning Department provides information on: 

  • Development standards
  • General plan policies
  • Land use
  • Zoning
  • Related issues
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Citywide Development Projects  

The Planning Department periodically updates an active project list which identifies key development projects that are under construction, approved, or under review.  This is not an all-inclusive list, but reflects highly visible projects in the community.  

Payments

The Planning Department accepts payment in the form of cash and checks only – not credit cards.