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Planning Division

The City of Laguna Woods’ Planning Division is responsible for ensuring that development occurs in a manner consistent with the California Environmental Quality Act (“CEQA”), Laguna Woods General Plan, Laguna Woods Zoning Code, and other laws, plans, rules, and regulations. The Planning Division is a part of the Planning & Environmental Services Department and coordinates the processing of new development and redevelopment project applications. The Planning Division is also responsible for certain long-range planning functions such as preparing updates of the Laguna Woods General Plan and Laguna Woods Zoning Code.

If you are a property owner, business, developer, or other party seeking information regarding a prospective development application or permit requirement, please email the Planning Division at planning@cityoflagunawoods.org for the fastest response. You may also leave a voicemail by calling (949) 639-0561. In-person and virtual appointments are available by request.