Planning Services

The Planning Division is responsible for the development and administration of programs to guide the physical development of Los Altos. The City's General Plan, a variety of neighborhood Specific Plans and the City's Zoning Ordinance are utilized to guide policy.

The Planning Division manages design and environmental review of development proposals and general public information services. Planning staff also works with the Code Enforcement Officer when necessary to document and correct building violations.

Planning Division staff also serve as liaisons to the Design Review Commission, the Planning and Transportation Commission, the Historical Commission and the City Council, providing analysis and recommendations on development applications.

***PLEASE NOTE:  The Planning Division counter will be closed all day on
                                 Friday, September 30, 2016.  
If you leave your name and
                                 contact information on the sign-in sheet at the counter, we
                                 will get back to you upon our return.  Thank you.                                            

Planning Submittal Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closed Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Contact the Planning Division
Phone: (650) 947-2750
Fax: (650) 947-2733