City Hall is closed to the public until further notice.

City employees are still working to provide as many services as possible during the crisis.

When calling City Hall (818-224-1600), the phone system is now automated. Please listen to the whole message for the correct extension. 


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Planning Division Information:

Out of an abundance of caution and in accordance with guidance from State and local health officials to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Department is taking the following steps:

Public Counter
Due to the closure of City Hall, the public counter is also closed to the public. However, the Planning Division is operating remotely and we are working hard to maintain continuity of services. Active Planning applications will continue to be processed in accordance with CA Permit Streamlining Act requirements, please contact your assigned planner for additional information. For general questions and inquiries, please use the links to the left or contact information below and we will return your phone call or email.

Planning now has the ability to accept applications for new entitlements online. Please use the following link to access the public portal to submit an application online: City of Calabasas Online Permit Center. The SmartGov Public Portal Help Guide below provides helpful information on how to submit an application and upload documents. Please contact Jaclyn Rackerby (see below) for information on how to submit an application via the public portal, email, or through alternate methods if you are unable to transmit documents electronically.

Jaclyn Rackerby, Assistant Planner
Phone: (818) 224-1705 (leave a message)

As we monitor the situation, updated information will be provided as available


The Planning Division is responsible for the administration of the City's development process including residential, commercial, industrial, and mixed uses. The Planning Department performs current and long range planning, enforces zoning and land use regulations, reviews site and development plans, provides technical support to City officials, including the Planning Commission and City Council, and implements activities relating to the enhancement of the community's economic base.

The aim of this website is to provide members of the public with an easily accessible source of information for all of Calabasas’ planning-related matters. This information includes permit application materials, meeting agendas for the City’s review bodies, demographic data, and important documents/maps.

The Planning Division is part of the Community Development Department, which is located on the 1st floor of City Hall, immediately on the left when entering the building via the main entrance.

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