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Planning Division

Welcome to the home page of the City of Santa Clarita Planning Division. Our team of professional planners strives to make the City a better place to live and work, by overseeing the development of a prosperous and sustainable community. The Planning Division is primarily responsible for the review and approval of entitlements in the City, and oversees zoning, land use, and architectural elements for local development.

Applications & Forms

Entitlement & over-the-counter applications

Planning Commission

Meeting Calendar with Agendas & Minutes

General Plan & Zoning

General Plan - One Valley One Vision

The General Plan serves as a foundation for making land use decisions based on goals and policies related to land use, transportation, population growth and distribution, development, open space, resource preservation and utilization, air and water quality, noise impacts, public safety, infrastructure, and other related physical, social, and economic factors.

Zoning Map

Santa Clarita's zoning map identifies the land-use zone for properties in the City.

Land-Use & Parking Matrices

Santa Clarita’s land-use and parking matrices provide clear information on which types of land uses are allowed based on zoning, along with their corresponding parking requirements. For reference:

X: Prohibited
P: Permitted
T: Temporary Use Permit
AP: Administrative Permit
M: Minor Use PermitĀ 
C: Conditional Use Permit

Community Character and Design Guidelines

The purpose of this Santa Clarita Community Character and Design Guidelines document is to guide the creation of new residential, commercial, mixed-use, and industrial developments and give clear direction for the renovation and redevelopment of built areas.