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Application Forms

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Below are links to the application forms, submittal requirements, handouts, and Completeness Criteria.  Forms for permit types not listed below can be obtained by contacting the Planning Counter at 805-961-7543.

Please note that not all of the below application materials are currently available on this web page due to the COVID-19 remote working situation of City staff.  If there is an application /handout that does not have a link currently, please contacting the Planning Counter for assistance. Staff hopes to have all the documents indicated available by late-May.  Thank you for your understanding.

Application and Submittal Requirements:

General Planning Application

Coastal Development Permit

Conditional Use Permit Submittal Requirements (New, Amendments, and Revision)

Design Review

Development Plan Submittal Requirements (New, Amendments, and Revision)

General Plan/Specific Initiation Submittal Requirements

General Plan/Zone Change Submittal Requirements (if Initiated by Council)

Land Use Permit

Modification Submittal Checklist

Temporary Use Expanded Outdoor Application and Permit

Variance Submittal Checklist

Accessory Dwelling Units (Non-exempt):

  • Application with Permit submittal checklist – Download
  • ADU Affidavit Form - Download
  • Beneficial Project Request -Download
  • Certificate of Accuracy and Completeness – Download


Cannabis Zoning Conformity Determination:

Senate Bill 330 Projects/Materials:




Telecommications - Non-Small Cell Facilities - Download

Telecommunications - Small Cell Facilities:

Temporary Use Permit - Download



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