Community and Economic Development Department

The City of Garden Grove Community and Economic Development Department offers a broad spectrum of services to the community. The Community Development Department also manages, reviews, and approves development plans for all properties located within our City boundaries. There are four divisions in the department: Planning Services Division, Building Services Division, Neighborhood Improvement Division, and Economic Development Division.

Planning Services Division

The Planning Division is responsible for administering the City's zoning and land use codes. The City's land use regulations are intended to create a positive business and living environment while preserving and enhancing the appearance of the City.

Neighborhood Improvement & Code Enforcement Division

The Neighborhood Improvement Division is committed to providing programs and services, as well as to work with citizens in a joint effort, to preserve to improve our Garden Grove neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Improvement and Code Enforcement Division

Building Services Division

The Building Services Division is responsible for the application and administration of State and local building regulations. These minimum standards are designed to safeguard life, health, property,

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Economic Development Division

The Economic Development Division is charged with carrying out the mission of the City’s economic development program: to strengthen and grow the city’s economic base.