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Hours of Operation Monday - Thursday: 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Responsibilities and Divisions
(click on division's name to obtain an overview)
Monday – Thursday 7am – 12pm
Monday – Thursday 2pm - 5pm By Appointment Only
The Planning & Zoning Division guides the physical development of the city by preserving our historic sites, planning what can be built where, and ensuring safe construction of buildings and infrastructure.
- Implementing the provisions set forth within the City's General Plan and Zoning Code
- Preparing, amending, and applying codes that will achieve long-term goals
- Reviewing and approving sign proposals and business license applications based on zoning and land use requirements
- Reviewing plans for residential, commercial, and industrial developments
- Processing Development and Conditional Use Permits, and other entitlements
- Preparing environmental assessments pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
FY 22-23 AAP Public Hearing Notice (English)
FY 22-23 AAP Public Hearing Notice (Spanish)
FY21-22 Notice of Public Hearing and Public Comment (CAPER)
FY21-22 Aviso de Audiencia pública y comentarios públicos
Counter Hours Monday - Thursday: 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
- Occupancy inspections of business facilities in conjunction with the issuance of City Business Licenses.
- Plan checking for new structures, additions, and tenant improvements, remodeling, and other proposed construction work.
- Permit Issuance for proposed construction work.
- Record keeping of plans & permits of work performed on private property and reporting such work to County and State agencies.
- Inspection of work permitted for construction.
- Providing guidance for the planning, design & inspection process involving the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES).
- Inspection of residential dwellings that are "for sale" under the City's Residential Pre-Sale Inspection Program.
- Issuing permits for the 4th of July "Fireworks Stands".
- Assist the City's Code Enforcement Division on matters involving Building & Safety Codes.
The Housing and Community Development Division is responsible for the administration and oversight of the Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership Program. These programs are funded by the U.S. Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). They aim to address the priority needs of low and moderate-income households through community development, economic development, housing, and public services.
- Developing new programs and services;
- Providing public information to the public with reference to funding opportunities;
- Encouraging public participation in the community development process;
- Monitoring fair housing activities;
- Processing environmental reviews;
Click here to visit the Housing and Economic Development page
Annual Action Plan
The Community Development Department administers the following commissions:
Redevelopment Agency/Successor Agency
IMPORTANT NEWSAs a result of the California Supreme Court's decision regarding Assembly Bill 1x 26, effective February 1, 2012, the Huntington Park Redevelopment Program will cease to exist.
The Successor Agency is responsible for the winding down of the redevelopment affairs of the former Community Development Commission.
Recognized Obligation Payment Schedules (ROPS)
- ROPS I January - June 2012
- ROPS II July - December 2012
- ROPS III January - June 2013
- ROPS 13-14A July - December 2013
- ROPS 13-14B January - June 2014
- ROPS 14-15A July - December 2014
- ROPS 14-15B January - June 2015
- ROPS 15-16A July - December 2015
- ROPS 15-16B January - June 2016
- Due Diligence Review for All Other Funds
- Due Diligence Review for Low-Moderate Income Housing Funds
- Finding of Completion -DDRs
- LRPMP approved by the Oversight Board on 6/12/13
- DOF-Approval of LRPMP
- Southland Steel Documents
Steve Forster, Director of Community Development
6550 Miles Avenue
Huntington Park, CA 90255
c/o Community Development
Community Development Directory