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Community Development

Mission Viejo following County Health Officer's order by closing facilities but maintaining essential City services

City Staff will remain available via email and telephone.

Mission Viejo's Planning and Building Counter: All services requiring in-person visits or public counter assistance will be handled by phone, email and in certain circumstances in-person (appointment only). A pick-up and drop-off service will be available for building plans. Inspections and code enforcement will continue to operate with appropriate precautions, except for inspections of occupied and interior spaces, which will be suspended. Contact staff for information by emailing cd@cityofmissionviejo.org

The Community Development Department administers the City's land use policies, including zoning, building, subdivision, and environmental regulations, to ensure the orderly physical growth of the community.  Program activities range from advance and current planning to permit inspection, code enforcement, and economic development.  The Department also oversees the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and the Housing Rehabilitation program.

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200 Civic Center
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Planning: (949) 470-3053
Building: (949) 470-3054
Code Enforcement: (949) 470-3055

Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM
Building Counter Hours 8 AM - 4 PM

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