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Application Forms

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Below are application packets for the most commonly issued types of permits. Forms for permit types not listed here can be obtained by contacting the Planning Counter.

For assistance with all planning inquiries and applications, please contact the Planning Counter at (805) 961-7543.

General Planning Application

Land Use Permit/Design Review (LUP/DRB)
Coastal Development Permit/Design Review (CDP/DRB)
Conditional Use Permit (CUP)

Development Plan (DP/DPAM/DPRV)

Sign Certificate of Conformance (SCC)

Subdivision Maps (TPM, TTM, LLA and CofC) 
Vesting Tentative Maps (VTM)  

Environmental Questionnaire

Appeal Application and Procedures

Guidelines for Preparing Site Plans

SB-330 Materials 

1. Completeness Criteria
2. Preliminary Housing Submittal Requirements
3. Development Impact Fee User Schedule
4. Master Comprehensive Fee Schedule

Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Application Materials

  1. ADU Land Use Application – Download
  2. Beneficial Project Request – Download
  3. ADU Affidavit Form – Download
  4. ADU Permit Submittal Checklist – Download
  5. Certificate of Accuracy and Completeness – Download
  • Informational Guideline for City Pre-Approved Drought Tolerant Plant List – Download

Cannabis Zoning Conformity Determinations

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