Planning Department

The Planning Department is responsible for overseeing and guiding development in the Town of Moraga. Planning Department activities include:

  • Administering building and planning regulations, including the Zoning Ordinance
  • Assisting the public with Town permit applications, land use, and zoning information
  • Complying with county, state, and federal land use and environmental programs and regulation
  • Conducting environmental review for development projects and various land use programs in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
  • Implementing the Town’s General Plan (PDF)
  • Implementing the Town storm-water permit, recycling programs, and county-wide transportation and growth management programs
  • Providing staff assistance to the Town Council and Planning Commission (Design Review Board)
  • Reviewing and processing development proposals
  • Reviewing building permit plans and applications

Please visit Frequently Asked Questions to learn more.